Trooper Daniel Higdon Jr

Trooper Daniel Higdon, Jr

Texas Department of Public Safety

  • Age: Unknown
  • Tour: 8 years
  • End of Watch: March 13, 1983
  • Chair Delivery: October 13, 2015

Trooper Daniel Higdon was killed after being crushed between two tractor trailers while conducting a traffic stop in Smith County. Trooper Higdon and one of the truck drivers stood between two trucks.  One of them rolled back, crushing both men between the trucks.

Both Trooper Higdon and the truck driver succumbed to their injuries.