Trooper Kurt David Knapp

Trooper Kurt David Knapp

Texas Department of Public Safety - Texas Highway Patrol, Texas

End of Watch Saturday, May 8, 2004

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Kurt David Knapp

Trooper Knapp was killed when he lost control of his patrol car and struck another vehicle.

Trooper Knapp was driving eastbound on I-10, near Comfort, early Saturday. When he entered the median, he lost control and skidded into the westbound lanes. A car traveling westbound hit the passenger side of his patrol car, killing him.

Trooper Knapp had served with the Texas Department of Public Safety for 5 years. He is survived by his wife and two children.


  • Age 28
  • Tour 5 years
  • Badge 9578

Incident Details

  • Cause Automobile crash

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We are traveling the highway named in your memory. Thank you for your service to the great state of Texas, and her citizens. You are not forgotten.

Karen Buckner

July 25, 2021

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