NACOGDOCHES COUNTY — A Nacogdoches County deputy was killed after being hit by two vehicles Friday morning on U.S. 259.
According to the Nacogdoches County Sheriff's Office, Deputy Raymond Bradley (Brad) Jimmerson, 49, responded to a debris call at about 6 a.m. in the morning.
As he was working on the road, Jimmerson was hit by two vehicles at around 6:45 a.m., according to Capt. Michael Davis fo the Nacogdoches County Sheriff's Office. Both vehicles stopped to assist the deputy. He was later pronounced dead at the scene.
The sheriff's office shared a post on their Facebook page, thanking the community for their support during a difficult time for their deputies.
Deputies have parked Deputy Jimmerson's patrol unit on their front lawn that is in front of the flag pole at the Sheriff's Office.
A sign on his car will be placed on Saturday. The sheriff's office told their Facebook followers to "Feel welcomed to show your support by leaving cards, flowers or other positive symbols on it for Deputy Jimmerson."
At this time, funeral arraignments are in the process of being finalized. The sheriff's office said the funeral details will be shared on Saturday.
The Facebook post also read: "There are truly no words of what to say at this moment, but wanted to let each of you know of how grateful we are to live in such a great, compassionate community who supports there officers. We feel your love and prayers and are extremely thankful for that."
Jimmerson was a 19-year veteran with the Nacogdoches County Sheriff's Office and was well known throughout the community.
DPS is investigating the crash.