Deputy Sheriff Rex Harrison St. John

Deputy Sheriff Rex Harrison St. John

Karnes County Sheriff's Department, Texas

End of Watch Saturday, February 29, 1992

Rex Harrison St. John

Deputy Rex St. John was killed when his patrol car was struck by a drunk driver as he responded to a fight in progress. The collision occurred at the intersection of State Highway 72 and FM 81. The impact knocked both vehicles into the Runge Museum.

A passenger in the drunk driver's vehicle was killed at the scene. Deputy St. John was transported to a local hospital where he succumbed to his injuries.

Deputy St. John had served with the agency for three years. He was survived by his wife, two children, mother, and sister.

Bio

  • Age 24
  • Tour 3 years
  • Badge 106

Incident Details

  • Cause Vehicular assault
  • Weapon Automobile; Alcohol involved
  • Offender Not available

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22 years and the pain of this night never gets any easier............ I love you Rex!

Marcie St. John
Dallas Police Department/sister

March 1, 2014

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