Patrolman Kobler C. Winn, Jr.

Patrolman Kobler C. Winn, Jr.

Texas Department of Public Safety - Texas Highway Patrol, Texas

End of Watch Saturday, December 1, 1973

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Kobler C. Winn, Jr.

Patrolman K.C. Winn and Patrolman Larry Hobson were killed when their patrol car overturned on Texas 31, east of Corsicana.

The patrolmen were traveling east, en route to the district office at 7:50 a.m. As they passed a vehicle, their vehicle swerved and struck the bridge abutment, flipped, and landed in a dry creek.

Patrolman Winn had served with the Texas Department of Public Safety - Texas Highway Patrol for 17 years and was stationed at Athens. He was survived by his wife, daughter, and son.


  • Age 40
  • Tour 17 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Automobile crash

routine driving, single vehicle crash

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Patrolman Winn,
On today, the 50th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you to you and your Partner for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of the state of Texas. And to your Family and loved ones, i wish to extend my deepest sympathy.


United States Border Patrol

December 1, 2023

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