Police Officer Lyndon Fred King

Police Officer Lyndon Fred King

Grand Prairie Police Department, Texas

End of Watch Monday, March 1, 1982

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Lyndon Fred King

Police Officer Lyndon King was struck and killed by a drunk driver while working an accident scene on I-30 near the 7th Street overpass.

He was standing in front of his patrol car when a truck slammed into the rear of it, causing it to spin around and hit Officer King. Officer King was transported to a local hospital but had succumbed to his injuries before his arrival.

The driver of the vehicle was charged with manslaughter.

Officer King had served with the Grand Prairie Police Department for six years. He was survived by his wife, 18-month-old son, and mother.

Bio

  • Age 34
  • Tour 6 years
  • Badge 342

Incident Details

  • Cause Vehicular assault
  • Weapon Automobile; Alcohol involved
  • Offender Charged with manslaughter

accident scene, drunk driver

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