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Corrections Officer Bill C. Himstedt | Texas Department of Criminal Justice, Texas Texas Department of Criminal Justice, Texas

Corrections Officer

Bill C. Himstedt

Texas Department of Criminal Justice, Texas

End of Watch: Friday, August 7, 1998

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 61

Tour: 20 years

Badge # Not available

Cause: Automobile crash

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Corrections Officer Bill Himstedt was killed in a prison bus crash as he was transporting prisoners.

The bus overturned after he took evasive action to avoid striking a truck that turned onto the roadway in front of it on Highway 7, near Centerville, Texas.

Officer Himstedt was assigned to the Transportation Unit. He was survived by his son, daughter, brother, sister, and three grandchildren.

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Rest in Peace Corrections Officer Bill C. Himstedt. Thank You for your Service and Sacrifice protecting the citizens of The Great State of Texas.

I Pray for Peace for your Family, Friends, Co-Workers and those brave souls who have chosen to follow in your foot steps.

Amen.

Senior Special Agent B.L. Sherwood (Ret)
Port Terminal Railroad Police Houston, TX
August 7, 2016

 

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