Deputy Sheriff Matthew Ryan Jones

Deputy Sheriff Matthew Ryan Jones

Falls County Sheriff's Office, Texas

End of Watch Friday, October 11, 2019

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Matthew Ryan Jones

Deputy Sheriff Matt Jones was struck and killed by a vehicle as he and the chief of the Riesel Police Department assisted a disabled motorist on Texas 6 near County Road 190.

Another vehicle approaching the scene hydroplaned on the wet road surface and struck both officers. Deputy Jones was killed and the police chief was seriously injured. Deputy Jones' canine partner was in their patrol car and was not injured.

Deputy Jones had served with the Falls County Sheriff's Office for four years. He is survived by his wife, parents, and siblings.

Bio

  • Age 30
  • Tour 4 years
  • Badge 3112

Incident Details

  • Cause Struck by vehicle

disabled motorist

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Deputy Jones,

May you rest in the arms of God and may God be with your family.

Thank you for your service and sacrifice.

Det. Russ Cain
Pittsburgh PD

November 14, 2019

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