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Texas Game Warden Killed in On-Duty Collision

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August 07, 2003

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Texas Game Warden Killed in On-Duty Collision

Officer Down: Game Warden Wesley Wagstaff - [Kountze, Texas]

Game Warden Wesley Wagstaff
Texas Parks and Wildlife Department, TX
End of Watch: Tuesday, August 5, 2003

Biographical Info
Age: 40
Tour of Duty: 10 yr
Badge Number: Not available

Incident Details
Cause of Death: Automobile accident
Date of Incident: Tuesday, August 5, 2003
Weapon Used: Not available
Suspect Info: Not available

Game Warden Wagstaff was killed in an automobile accident on Farm Road 1293 in Hardin County, Texas, while responding to reports of a man hunting deer out of season. Warden Wagstaff's patrol pickup collided with another vehicle head-on. The driver of the other vehicle was also killed in the accident.

Game Warden Wagstaff had been with the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department for 10 years and is survived by his wife and son.

Agency Contact Information
Texas Parks and Wildlife Department
4200 Smith School Road
Austin, TX 78744

Phone: (512) 389-4845

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