Off-duty reserve deputy dies in violent single-vehicle accident on Gulf Freeway

Investigators say an off-duty Pct. 6 reserve deputy died after he was ejected during a crash and sent flying over this overpass and onto the ground below

December 15, 2013 7:19:51 AM PST
An officer is dead after a crash in southeast Houston.

The off-duty Harris County Precinct 6 Constable's Office reserve deputy was a passenger in a pickup truck on the Gulf Freeway near Airport when the crashed happened.

According to investigators, the truck was northbound on the interstate when it ran into a wall at Airport. The deputy was ejected and died after falling from an overpass onto the road below.

The driver of the truck was taken to the hospital in unknown condition. It's unclear what caused the accident.

The identity of the reserve deputy has not been released.

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