Officer killed in the line of duty in Yoakum County

An officer who worked for both the Seagraves Police Department and for the Yoakum County Sheriffs office was killed in the line of duty Saturday.

According the Yoakum County Sheriffs Department, Deputy Jason Fann was heading to a call in his patrol car when he was involved in a traffic accident and was killed.

The details of the crash have not been released; the accident is still under investigation by the Department of Public Safety.

We’ll continue to follow this story as more information becomes available.