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.

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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