Sheriff Larry Spence of the Willacy County Sheriff Department in Texas sadly reports the death of Sergeant Alejandro Martinez.

Sergeant Alejandro, 52, was killed in a single vehicle crash at about 2:00 pm. His 2012 Chevrolet Tahoe patrol unit left the roadway and overturned coming to a rest in a field. Sergeant Alejandro sustained severe head injuries in the crash. He was transported to Valley Baptist Medical Center in Harlingen were he died a short time later.

Sergeant Martinez was not responding to a call of service and was not in pursuit of a vehicle at the time of the crash. His emergency equipment was not activated according to Texas Department of Public Safety troopers.

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

Sergeant Martinez served with the Willacy County Sheriff Department for 11 months. Previously he had served as the Chief of Police in the village of Raymondville.

Sergeant Alejandro Martinez-gone, but never forgotten. EOW: Friday, November 21, 2014.

“Graphic created by Fellow Officer Rose Borisow GraFX”

To learn more:

http://www.odmp.org/officer/22277-sergeant-alejandro-alex-martinez

http://www.krgv.com/news/crash-claims-life-of-willacy-county-deputy/

http://montgomerycountypolicereporter.com/south-texas-sergeant-killed-in-rollover-crash/

http://www.foxrio2.com/deputy-dies-in-fatal-car-accident-authorities-investigating/