Deputy Sheriff Adam Davis
Bell County Sheriff’s Office, Texas
End of Watch: Wednesday, December 11, 2013
Tour of Duty: 7 years
Badge Number: 2231
Cause of Death: Automobile accident
Date of Incident: December 1, 2013
Weapon Used: Not available
Suspect Info: Not available
Agency Contact Information
Sheriff Eddy Lange
Bell County Sheriff’s Office
104 S Main Street
Belton, TX 76513
Phone: (254) 933-5410
Deputy Sheriff Adam Davis was killed in a single vehicle crash on FM 1237, near Asa Road, while responding to a report of a subject brandishing a gun near Troy.
His patrol car left the roadway at a 90-degree curve in the road and rolled over several times. He suffer severe head injuries as a result of the crash and was transported to Scott & White Hospital. Deputy Davis remained in the hospital until succumbing to his injuries.
Deputy Davis had served with the Bell County Sheriff’s Office for six years and had previously served with the Troy Police Department and Rogers Police Department. He is survived by his wife and 10-year-old son.
Bell County Deputy Sheriff Adam Davis, 36, who was in a coma and in critical condition after suffering head injuries in a single-vehicle crash while responding to a call died just after 10 a.m. Wednesday.
Bell County Sheriff Eddy Lange announced Davis’ death in a broadcast over the department’s two-way radio system Wednesday morning.
“Rest assured,” he said, “there is one more angel out there watching your back.”
Funeral services were pending Wednesday at Scanio Harper Funeral Home in Temple.
Adams was near the end of his shift when he responded at around 9:15 p.m. on Dec. 1 to a report of a man with a gun near Pendleton.
He lost control of his patrol car on Farm-to-Market- Road 1237 just southwest of the community.
The deputy’s patrol car rolled several times and came to rest in the yard of a home, authorities said.
Davis was flown to Scott & White Hospital, in Temple, where he remained in critical condition and on life support until his death Wednesday.
The call to which he was responding turned out to be unfounded, authorities said.
Davis had been a reserve deputy with the Bell County department since 2007 and was hired full time in August.
Davis’ father, Carlos Davis, also works at the Bell County Sheriff’s Department.
One of his brothers works at the Bell County Jail and another is a Johnson County sheriff’s deputy.
The Bell County Sheriff’s Department Foundation has organized a benefit for the fallen deputy’s family from 1 p.m. to 7 p.m. on Dec. 15 at Seaton Star Hall in Temple.
Tickets are $15 and children younger than 12 will be admitted free.
Meal tickets will be available for $5.
Country artists Brain Gowan, Darby Ledbetter and the Wild Horses Band will perform and Bell County Sheriff Eddy Lange will conduct a live auction at 4 p.m.
Donations for the family will be accepted during the benefit and may also be mailed to the Bell County Sheriff’s Department Foundation at PO Box 1563, Belton, 76513 or may be made by calling (254) 292-0922.
In addition, donations may be made to the Extraco Bank benefit account established for Deputy Davis.
The account is styled Norman Hubbard for the benefit of Adam Davis account number 20438917.