Deputy Sheriff Matthew Pierson

Deputy Sheriff Matthew Pierson

Shelby County Sheriff's Office, Texas

End of Watch Tuesday, August 29, 2023

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Matthew Pierson

Deputy Sheriff Matthew Pierson was killed in a vehicle crash at the Texas State Highway 147 and Texas State Highway 103 intersection at 7:30 a.m.

He was driving his patrol vehicle east on Texas Highway 103 and collided with a tractor-trailer while attempting to turn north on Texas State Highway 147.

Deputy Pierson had served with the Shelby County Sheriff's Office for five days. He is survived by his grandfather, two uncles, and a sister.


  • Age 25
  • Tour 5 days
  • Badge 9454

Incident Details

  • Cause Automobile crash

routine driving, vehicle crash


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Thank you for your service and sacrifice. Rest In Peace Deputy Pierson. Our deepest heartfelt condolences to all of your family, friends, and brothers and sisters at Shelby County Sheriff's Office.

Postal Inspector Scott Horne
US Postal Inspection Service

September 22, 2023

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