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Off-Duty Texas Deputy Killed By Drunk Driver

May 20, 2013  | 

A 16-year veteran of the Harris County Sheriff's Office was killed by an alleged drunken driver who ran a red light early Sunday.

Sgt. Dwayne Polk, 47, most recently assigned to the transportation unit, was in uniform driving his tan-colored Chevrolet Silverado around 3 a.m. at the intersection of West Little York and North Shepherd.

Andres Munos-Munos, 22, sped through the red light at the intersection in his white GMC pickup, crashing into the driver's side door of Polk's truck, said Houston Police Department spokesman John Cannon.

Read the full Houston Chronicle story.

Tags: Drunk Driving, Off-Duty Incidents, Harris County Sheriff


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