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ODMP: Texas Deputy Killed in Collision

Drunk driver strikes Key while he was directing traffic

 


 

ODMP | Monday, April 22, 2013

Deputy Sheriff Chad Key was struck and killed by a drunk driver while directing traffic at the intersection of U.S. Highway 82 and Bethany Road shortly before 10:30 pm.

The driver who struck him failed to stop but was arrested a short distance away. The subject was a habitual drunk driver who was out on bond on a previous drunk driving arrest.

Deputy Key had served as a corrections officer with the Grayson County Sheriff's Office for 3-1/2 years. He had served as a patrol deputy for only two months. He is survived by his wife and three children.

Please contact the following agency to send condolences or to obtain funeral arrangements:

Sheriff J. Keith Gary
Grayson County Sheriff's Office
200 S. Crockett
Sherman, TX 75090

Phone: (903) 813-4200




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