Deputy recognized after lethal crash with 18-wheeler on SH-249, HCSO says



HARRIS COUNTY – A Harris County Sheriff’s deputy has died after being concerned in a crash with an 18-wheeler on SH-249 Wednesday afternoon, officers say.HCSO Sheriff Ed Gonzalez recognized the deputy as 27-year-old Harris County native Robert Adam Howard. Howard was a Cypress Woods Excessive Faculty graduate.HCSO deputy Robert Adam Howard, 27, killed after lethal crash with 18-wheeler (Copyright 2022 by KPRC Click2Houston – All rights reserved.)Gonzalez stated the deputy was a member of the HCSO’s Gang Unit and began on the sheriff’s workplace two years in the past.He was additionally a husband and the daddy of a 2-year-old daughter and a 5-year-old son.What occurred?The unique crash occurred on the northbound lanes of SH-249 earlier than Spring Cypress. The second occurred close by within the 26900 block of I-45 North and Woodlands Parkway.In response to HCSO, an 18-wheeler pulled over onto the left shoulder of the 22400 block of SH 249 northbound. Howard’s patrol car and a white Chevrolet truck have been touring northbound when Howard’s patrol car drifted to the left and struck the again of the 18-wheeler, investigators stated.AdHCSO deputy critically injured in crash; 2nd deputy harm whereas helping in hospital transport, officers say (Copyright 2022 by KPRC Click2Houston – All rights reserved.)One other deputy, who was on a bike, was additionally reportedly injured whereas helping the motorcade transporting Howard to the hospital, officers stated. That deputy reportedly had non-life-threatening accidents.Howard was pronounced lifeless at Memorial Hermann in The Woodlands.Deputies stated the crash continues to be beneath investigation. Anybody with info on this crash is requested to contact the Vehicular Crimes Division at 713-274-7400.Copyright 2020 by KPRC Click2Houston – All rights reserved.

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