Pearland, TX – The Pearland Police Department has confirmed that a Harris County Sheriff’s Deputy was killed in the line-of-duty.
On their Facebook page, the Pearland Police Department stated
On January 2nd, 2021 at approximately 1:16 p.m. Pearland Police Units were dispatched to the intersection of Shadow Creek Parkway and Kingsley Drive regarding a major crash. Officers arrived on location and learned that an SUV had collided with a Harris County Sheriff Deputy who was in uniform and riding a Harris County Sheriff’s Office marked motorcycle. The Harris County Sheriff’s Deputy was transported to Herman Texas Medical Center with serious injuries. This crash is still under investigation.
The Pearland Police Department is saddened to learn the Harris County Sheriff’s Deputy succumbed to his injuries from the crash while at the hospital. Please keep the Deputy, his family and the men and women of the Harris County Sheriff’s Office in your prayers.
We will post updates as they come in.