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Deputy Sheriff Ricky A. Yates | Harris County Sheriff's Office, Texas Harris County Sheriff's Office, Texas

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Ricky A. Yates

Harris County Sheriff's Office, Texas

End of Watch: Tuesday, January 25, 1994

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 43

Tour: 9 years

Badge # 1977

Cause: Motorcycle accident

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Deputy Ricky Yates was killed when his motorcycle was struck head on by a pickup truck which was passing other traffic on a foggy night. Deputy Yates was thrown from his motorcycle and killed instantly. The driver of the vehicle that struck him was sentenced to 10 years probation.

Deputy Yates had served with the agency for 9 years. He is survived by his wife, two daughters, son, and six grandchildren.

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You are not forgotten, Brother. The adventures on that movie set in 1994...a great cop and a great motorcyclist!

Rob Barnes, Law Enforcement Coordinator
HCSO, Pct 4, Federal Air Marshal, US Dept. of Justice
December 23, 2014

 

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