Corporal David Ralph Slaton

Corporal David Ralph Slaton

Texas Department of Public Safety - Texas Highway Patrol, Texas

End of Watch Monday, September 20, 2010

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David Ralph Slaton

Corporal David Slaton was killed in a vehicle accident in Montague County on U.S 81 when his patrol car struck a cow that had wandered into the roadway. After striking the cow, his patrol car veered into the path of an oncoming semi, causing a second collision.

Corporal Slaton had served with the Texas Highway Patrol for 36 years. He is survived by his wife, son, parents, and siblings.

Bio

  • Age 56
  • Tour 36 years
  • Badge 3790

Incident Details

  • Cause Automobile crash

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Rest in peace always and know that your service and sacrifice will never, ever be forgotten by your law enforcement brethren.

Detective Cpl/3 Steven Rizzo
Delaware State Police (Retired)

September 20, 2020

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