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Secret Service agent dies after suffering stroke in Scotland

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A Secret Service agent who accompanied President Trump on his trip to Europe died in a hospital after suffering a stroke in Scotland, the agency announced on Tuesday.

Nole Edward Remagen had suffered a stroke during Trump’s July 15 stay at his Turnberry golf resort. 

“It with great sadness and regret to report that the agent, a 19-year Secret Service veteran and dedicated professional of the highest order, passed early this morning on July 17, 2018, in Scotland,” the Secret Service said in a press release. 

{mosads}”At the time of his passing, he was surrounded by members of his immediate family and his extended Secret Service family.”

In a statement on Wednesday, Trump said he grieved with Remagen’s family and fellow agents, and offered his prayers to the agent’s loved ones. 

“Melania and I are deeply grateful for his lifetime of devotion, and today, we pause to honor his life and 24 years of service to our Nation,” Trump said.

The Secret Service thanked the medical personnel and police in Scotland, along with the White House medical unit. 

“[They] provided exceptional care and support for a member of our family,” the release states.

—Updated Wednesday at 12:28 p.m.

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