Officer Down: Travis County, Texas Deputy Killed In Traffic Accident

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TRAVIS COUNTY, Texas – The Travis County Sheriff’s Office announced that Sr. Deputy Christopher Korzilius, 32 years old, was killed in an on-duty collision at about 6:50 am in the 7700 block of FM 2244 in Travis County, Texas.

The Texas Department of Public Safety said the accident occurred when an Infiniti traveling westbound crossed over the road and collided with the vehicle Korzilius was driving eastbound. Korzilius was assigned to a VICE unit at the sheriff’s department and was in an unmarked unit.

Deputy Korzilius was pronounced dead at the scene. The driver of the other vehicle was transported to a hospital with serious, but non-life threatening injuries.

Korzilius started in the sheriff’s office in 2016. He had recently joined the VICE unit in January.

Our thoughts and prayers go out to the Deputy’s family, department, and community. Rest easy.

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