Grayson Co. Texas – Deputy Sheriff killed in line of duty by suspected drunk driver |

Grayson County Deputy Chad Key

The Grayson County Sheriff’s Office confirms that Deputy Chad Key was killed in the line of duty Saturday night.

Lt. Rickey Wheeler with the sheriff’s office says Key was assisting other officers and directing traffic at the intersection of Highway 82 and Bethany Road around 10:30 p.m. when a suspected drunk driver failed to stop and struck him.

Key was transported to Texoma Medical Center and later died.

The suspected drunk driver was arrested and blood was drawn for alcohol and drug analysis. The driver has two previous convictions for DWI from 2002 and 2004 and was arrested for DWI again in August 2012.

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