Bio & Incident Details
Tour: 23 years
Badge # 12
Cause: Struck by vehicle
Incident Date: 10/19/1993
Captain Jerry Foster succumbed to injuries received three days earlier when he was struck by a car while directing traffic at the scene of an accident at Beltway 8 and Highway 59.
The driver of a van attempted to drive around the stopped cars. When he saw the officers he slammed on the brakes and went into a spin, striking Captain Foster and causing severe head injuries. Captain Foster was transported to Ben Taub Hospital where he succumbed to his injuries.
Captain Foster had been employed with the Harris County Constable's Office for 23 years. He is survived by his wife, daughter, son, brother, and sister.