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Trooper Daniel Morrison Higdon, Jr. | Texas Department of Public Safety - Texas Highway Patrol, Texas Texas Department of Public Safety - Texas Highway Patrol, Texas

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Daniel Morrison Higdon, Jr.

Texas Department of Public Safety - Texas Highway Patrol, Texas

End of Watch: Sunday, March 13, 1983

Bio & Incident Details

Age: Not available

Tour: 8 years

Badge # Not available

Cause: Struck by vehicle

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Trooper Daniel Higdon was killed after being crushed between two tractor trailers while conducting a traffic stop in Smith County. He and another trooper had pulled over two tractor trailers for traffic violations. As Trooper Higdon and one of the truck drivers stood between the two trucks one of them rolled back, crushing both men between the trucks.

Both Trooper Higdon and the truck driver succumbed to their injuries.

Trooper Higdon had served with the agency for 8 years.

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ITS HARD TO BELIEVE IT HAS BEEN THAT LONG AGO. DAN WAS A GREAT TROOPER AND PERSON

HENRY D WHATLEY
EMT/P RETIRED
March 14, 2016

 

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