Bio & Incident Details
Tour: 28 years
Badge # Not available
Cause: Vehicle pursuit
Incident Date: 6/28/2007
Offender: Not available
Deputy Sheriff Mike Freeman succumbed to injuries sustained in a vehicle pursuit on June 28th, 2007.
He was responding to assist other units who were pursuing a vehicle on I-20, near FM 2199. The vehicle was driving at approximately 100 mph when it struck the rear of Deputy Freeman's patrol car, pushing it into oncoming traffic. Two vehicles struck the patrol car, critically injuring Deputy Freeman and two citizens.
Deputy Freeman suffered severe head and neck injuries. His condition worsened and he was left bedridden and on a ventilator until succumbing to complications from the injuries on September 8th, 2013.
Deputy Freeman had served in law enforcement for 28 years. He is survived by his wife, three children, and several grandchildren.