Deputy Sheriff Rex Harrison St. John

Deputy Sheriff Rex Harrison St. John

Karnes County Sheriff's Department, Texas

End of Watch Saturday, February 29, 1992

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Rex Harrison St. John

Deputy Rex St. John was killed when his patrol car was struck by a drunk driver as he responded to a fight in progress. The collision occurred at the intersection of State Highway 72 and FM 81. The impact knocked both vehicles into the Runge Museum.

A passenger in the drunk driver's vehicle was killed at the scene. Deputy St. John was transported to a local hospital where he succumbed to his injuries.

Deputy St. John had served with the agency for three years. He was survived by his wife, two children, mother, and sister.


  • Age 24
  • Tour 3 years
  • Badge 106

Incident Details

  • Cause Vehicular assault
  • Weapon Automobile; Alcohol involved
  • Offender Not available

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You will Never be Forgotten...I know you are watching over your sister and your girls with pride in your heart, now watch over your nephew and keep him safe as he follows in the family foot steps-he looks so much like you....

PO J Monroe
Carrollton PD Family Friend

February 28, 2020

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