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Texas Deputy Dies Following Cruiser Crash

A Bell County, Texas Sheriff's deputy died Wednesday morning following a cruiser crash earlier this month.

Deputy Adam Davis was responding to a call of a man displaying a gun in public on FM 1237 west of Pendleton around 9:15 p.m. on Dec. 1 when the crash occurred, according to KWKT-TV.

The 36-year-old deputy was airlifted to Scott and White Hospital in Temple where he succumbed to his injuries 10 days later.

Davis had been a reserve deputy with the department since 2007 and was hired full time in August.

"Adam enjoyed serving the public," Sheriff Eddy Lange said at a press conference. "It wasn’t about writing tickets or putting people in jail. That's not what he wanted to do. He wanted to serve his fellow citizens, and he did that very well. And he made the final sacrifice doing exactly that."

He is survived by his wife and 10-year-old child.

The crash is being investigated by the Texas Department of Public Safety.

Funeral arrangements are pending.

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