Special Agent William Kary Reynolds

Special Agent William Kary Reynolds

Texas and Pacific Railroad Police Department, Railroad Police

End of Watch Thursday, February 24, 1921

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William Kary Reynolds

Special Agent William Reynolds was struck and killed by a passenger train while patrolling the Texas and Pacific Railroad yards at Marshall, Texas.

He was walking along the tracks when passenger train No. 25 approached him from behind and sounded it whistle. He apparently believed the train was on a different on a traffic and stepped to the side in front of it. The train, which was traveling at approximately 8 mph, struck him.

Special Agent Williams had served with the Texas and Pacific Railroad Police Department for only a few weeks. He had previously served as the elected sheriff of Dallas County for years and had served with the Dallas County Precinct 1 Constable's Office for 10 years, including six years as the elected constable. He was a widower and survived by his son, two brothers, and three sisters.


  • Age 53
  • Tour 14 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Struck by train
  • Location Texas

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Agent Reynolds,
On today the 100th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice as a Law Enforcement Officer.


United States Border Patrol

February 24, 2021

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