Texas deputy fatally struck during traffic stop
An investigation into the crash is ongoing
Duty Death: Carlos Ramirez - [Texas]
End of Service: 07/02/2019
By PoliceOne Staff
KENDALL COUNTY, Texas - A sheriff’s deputy was fatally struck by a car while conducting a traffic stop Tuesday.
According to the San Antonio Express-News, Deputy Carlos Ramirez was struck by a pickup and killed. The driver Ramirez stopped and the officer’s partner were hospitalized after the incident. Ramirez’s partner has since been released.
Ramirez served with the Kendall County Sheriff’s Office since Dec. 2016. Prior to that, he served in the Army. He is survived by his wife and two children.
Deputy Carlos Ramirez killed during traffic stop on I-10 | Kendall County Sheriff Al Auxier: "This is a reminder of the sacrifices that law enforcement officers all across this county make every day." https://t.co/RhDQsSBlOs pic.twitter.com/xBmSP6J1iY— KENS 5 (@KENS5) July 2, 2019
An investigation into the crash is ongoing.
"I want his wife and his family to know that we're here for them," Sheriff Al Auxier said. "We'll help them endure this tragedy they're experiencing today."
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