null
Author: Lt. Dan Marcou

By PoliceOne Staff

DECATUR, Texas — A Texas deputy inspector general was killed in a crash Wednesday.

Richard Hale, a 46-year old deputy inspector general for the Texas Juvenile Justice Department, was returning from a meeting and still on duty when the crash occurred, KXAS reported. Texas Department of Public Safety officials said Hale was driving a Chevrolet Impala when he crossed a center line and hit a tractor-trailer.

Hale had been with the TJJD since 2017. Prior to that, he served for the Decatur Police Department for nine years as an officer.

He leaves behind a wife and eight children, according to the Officer Down Memorial Page.

Additional details about the crash and what led up to it were not immediately released.

Your Account

Create or login to your account to enjoy discounts and rewards.

Wishlist
Shares
Share This
0
    0
    Your Cart
    Your cart is emptyReturn to Shop