Corporal David Ralph Slaton

Corporal David Ralph Slaton

Texas Department of Public Safety - Texas Highway Patrol, Texas

End of Watch Monday, September 20, 2010

David Ralph Slaton

Corporal David Slaton was killed in a vehicle accident in Montague County on U.S 81 when his patrol car struck a cow that had wandered into the roadway. After striking the cow, his patrol car veered into the path of an oncoming semi, causing a second collision.

Corporal Slaton had served with the Texas Highway Patrol for 36 years. He is survived by his wife, son, parents, and siblings.

Bio

  • Age 56
  • Tour 36 years
  • Badge 3790

Incident Details

  • Cause Automobile crash

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John 5:28, 29 - "Do not be amazed at this, for the hour is coming in which all those in the memorial tombs will hear his voice and come out". I pray that everyone can find peace in knowing that we will see this officer as well as many others again in Paradise soon. Until then, please accept my condolences.

A.W. Montgomery
Concerned Citizen

September 30, 2018

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