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Texas deputy dies when struck by vehicle on Interstate 35


April 26, 2020

TEMPLE, Texas (AP) — Authorities say a Bell County, Texas, deputy sheriff was killed early Sunday when he was struck by a vehicle while helping a neighboring county's sheriff’s department try to stop another vehicle it had pursued into Bell County on Interstate 35.

Deputy John Andrew Rhoden, 31, was killed when he was struck about 1:45 a.m. Sunday in Temple, about 120 miles (193 kilometers) south of Dallas, said Bell County Sheriff's Lt. Bob Reinhard.

Reinhard said Rhoden was assisting Williamson County deputies who were pursuing a vehicle on the interstate when he was struck.


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