John Coddou III Killed in Accident at State Hwy 99 in Harris County, TX

April 23, 2024
Victim's Name(s)
John Coddou III
Type of Accident
Car Accident
Alcohol/Drugs Suspected

Where it Happened

State Hwy 99, Baytown, Harris County, TX, USA

Additional Information

Investigating Officer or Authority
Texas Department of Public Safety
Vehicles Involved
John Coddou III
State Hwy 99
Injuries Sustained

Fatal injuries

Apparent/Alleged Cause of Accident

Chevrolet Silverado K2500 collided with a Deputy Investigator

What Happened

Authorities are investigating a crash that killed one person involved at State Hwy 99 in Harris County, TX on April 23rd, 2024. Police say the incident happened around 9:42 a.m. According to investigators, a Chevrolet Silverado K2500 was northbound, approaching a Harris County Sheriff's Office vehicle. Authorities say Deputy Investigator John Coddou III was working a crash at the location as the vehicle approached. Police say the Chevrolet performed a faulty evasive action before striking the officer, leaving Office Coddou fatally injured. Reports allege the driver of the Chevrolet, who was not publicly identified, was allegedly uninjured. Additional information was not available.

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