A 30-year old Pearland Police Officer who started his career in law enforcement less than a year ago with Pearland Police Department was killed Sunday morning. Approximately 3:15am the Officer was driving down FM 518 near Country Club when he was struck in the driver’s door by a female who officials believe was intoxicated. She was transported to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries. The officer on the other hand had to be cut from his patrol car. He was put on Life Flight with CPR in progress. He died a short time later at Hermann Hospital.
The officer leaves behind a 2-year-old son, a fiancé and his parents who live in New York.
Moments ago the Harris County Medical Office transported the officer from Hermann Hospital to the Harris COunty Forensic Center. Several Pearland officers escorted the van as it left.