Polygraph Operator Oscar Bowen Brett

Polygraph Operator Oscar Bowen Brett

Texas Department of Public Safety - Texas Highway Patrol, Texas

End of Watch Friday, December 8, 1961

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Oscar Bowen Brett

Polygraph Operator Oscar Brett and Ranger H.A. White were killed when the patrol car they were in was struck by a train while en route to a murder investigation.

The crash occurred at the railroad crossing on FM 1464 at Highway 59 (modern-day Route Alternate 90) in Fort Bend County.

Polygraph Operator Brett was a U.S. Navy veteran and had served with the Texas Highway Patrol for four years. He was survived by his son and fiancee.


  • Age 36
  • Tour 4 years
  • Badge Not available
  • Military Veteran

Incident Details

  • Cause Struck by train

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Rest in peace Polygraph Operator Brett.

Rabbi Lewis S. Davis

August 12, 2019

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