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Trooper Ernesto Alanis | Texas Department of Public Safety - Texas Highway Patrol, Texas Texas Department of Public Safety - Texas Highway Patrol, Texas

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Ernesto Alanis

Texas Department of Public Safety - Texas Highway Patrol, Texas

End of Watch: Sunday, February 27, 1983

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 26

Tour: 4 years

Badge # Not available

Cause: Vehicular assault

Weapon: Automobile; Alcohol involved

Offender: Guilty of involuntary manslaughter

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Trooper Ernesto Alanis was killed after being struck by a drunk driver.

He and his partner had stopped another motorist on the opposite side of the road. As they were talking with the driver the suspect crossed over the median and struck Trooper Alanis, who was standing on the opposite shoulder. The suspect was taken into custody and subsequently found guilty of involuntary manslaughter.

Trooper Alanis had been with the agency for 4 1/2 years.

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Thank you all for always remembering my Daddy Ernie. I will forever cherish your reflections! Always remembered, never forgotten! John 15:13.

Trisha Garza
Daughter
May 19, 2015

 

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