Bio & Incident Details
Age: Not available
Tour: 8 years
Badge # Not available
Cause: Struck by vehicle
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.