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Jerry Parr, Secret Service agent credited with saving President Reagan's life, dies at 85

Jerry Parr, the Secret Service agent who shoved President Reagan into the back of the presidential limousine and ordered the car to the hospital during the 1981 assassination attempt, died Friday at a hospice in Washington. He was 85. The cause was congestive heart failure, said his wife, Carolyn. Parr was chief of the Secret Service detail when John Hinckley fired six shots outside the Washington Hilton. One bullet richocheted off the limousine and hit the president, who arrived at the hospital and famously told First Lady Nancy Reagan, “Honey, I forgot to duck.” Reagen later recovered from his wounds. “Jerry Parr was one of my true heroes,” Nancy Reagan said...