Shelby County Sheriff’s Office, Texas
End of Watch Tuesday, August 29, 2023
Deputy Sheriff Matthew Pierson was killed in a vehicle crash at the Texas State Highway 147 and Texas State Highway 103 intersection at 7:30 a.m.
He was driving his patrol vehicle east on Texas Highway 103 and collided with a tractor-trailer while attempting to turn north on Texas State Highway 147.
Deputy Pierson had served with the Shelby County Sheriff’s Office for five days. He is survived by his grandfather, two uncles, and a sister.