Corporal George Washington Gross, Jr.

Corporal George Washington Gross, Jr.

Port Isabel Police Department, Texas

End of Watch Friday, August 15, 1986

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George Washington Gross, Jr.

Corporal George Gross was killed in an accident while assisting EMS personnel treating a cardiac arrest victim. Due to a limitation on staff, Corporal Gross was driving the ambulance to the hospital when it was struck by a truck. The vehicle caught fire, trapping him inside. He was freed and transported to a local burn unit where he succumbed to his injuries.

Corporal Gross is survived by his wife and children.


  • Age 22
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Automobile crash

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Rest in Peace Police Corporal George W. Gross Jr.. Thank You for your Service and Sacrifice Protecting the citizens of Port Isabel, Texas.

I Pray for Peace for your Family, Friends and Co-Workers.


B. Sherwood Senior Special Agent retired
Port Terminal Railroad Police Houston, TX

August 13, 2016

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