Police Officer Lewis Andrew "Andy" Traylor

Police Officer Lewis Andrew "Andy" Traylor

Austin Police Department, Texas

End of Watch Saturday, July 31, 2021

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Lewis Andrew "Andy" Traylor

Police Officer Andy Traylor succumbed to injuries sustained in a vehicle crash three days earlier while responding to an emergency call for service at about 2:10 am.

He was traveling on FM 969 when a tractor-trailer attempted to make a U-turn in front of him at Decker Lane. Officer Traylor was unable to avoid a collision and his patrol car became pinned beneath the trailer. He was extricated from the vehicle and transported to a local hospital. He remained on life support and passed away on July 31st, 2021, after his organs were donated.

Officer Traylor was a U.S. Navy veteran and had served with the Austin Police Department for nine years. He is survived by his wife and five children.


  • Age 37
  • Tour 9 years
  • Badge 7258
  • Military Veteran

Incident Details

  • Cause Automobile crash
  • Incident Date Wednesday, July 28, 2021

emergency response

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Rest in peace brother. Thank you for your service. God's speed sir.

Lieutenant John C. Moore
Wisconsin State Conservation Warden & State Trooper (Retired)

August 28, 2021

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