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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We miss you so much my dear son in law. Thank you for your service and especially for loving my daughter. Life will never be the same without you.

Jeannie Stafford
Mother In Law

December 7, 2019

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