A Harris County Sheriff’s Department Sergeant who had just gotten off duty was struck by a suspected drunk driver and killed. The accident happened near North Shepard and Little York. As the Sergeant entered the intersection he was struck by a GMC pickup as the truck ran the red light at a high rate of speed. Investigators were not able to find any skid marks indicating the truck tried to stop for the intersection.
The intoxicated driver suffered minor injuries as the Sergeant was pronounced dead at the scene.
The name of the Sergeant has not yet been released.