Bio & Incident Details
Tour: 36 years
Badge # 3790
Cause: Automobile accident
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.