Deputy Sheriff John Andrew Rhoden

Deputy Sheriff John Andrew Rhoden

Bell County Sheriff's Office, Texas

End of Watch Sunday, April 26, 2020

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John Andrew Rhoden

Deputy Sheriff John Rhoden was struck and killed by a vehicle while attempting to deploy spike strips during a vehicle pursuit of a stolen car.

The pursuit had started in Williamson County and proceeded into Bell County along I-35 at about 1:40 am. Deputy Rhoden was preparing to deploy the spike strips near Exit 294 when he was struck by a tractor trailer.

Deputy Rhoden had served with the Bell County Sheriff's Office for 10 years.

Bio

  • Age 31
  • Tour 10 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Struck by vehicle
  • Weapon Automobile
  • Offender Not available

spike strips, stolen vehicle, vehicle pursuit

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RIP, miss working with you buddy. I still can't believe your gone. It feels like I should be hearing you on the radio still. You will never be forgotten.

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Salado Police Department

September 1, 2021

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