A San Jacinto County sheriff’s deputy responding to a burglary in progress was killed late Saturday night following a crash involving two sheriff’s vehicles on Hill St. at Davey Lane in Coldspring.
Sheriff Greg Capers said troopers with the Texas Department of Public Safety are investigating the crash, but what he has learned is the deputy, Brian Pfluger, was ejected and thrown around 50 feet when the vehicle rolled.
Pfluger was taken to CSI St. Luke’s Hospital in Livingston where he later died. His body will be escorted to the medical examiner’s office in Beaumont for autopsy. Capers said Pfluger will be accompanied by a member of law enforcement around the clock until his body is returned to San Jacinto County.
Pfluger had worked for the sheriff’s office for approximately four years. He was the son of a retired trooper, Capers said.
The sheriff said Pfluger leaves behind a family with young children.
Capers said the other deputy involved in the crash is expected to recover from his physical injuries.
So sorry for the loss of this officer. Keeping his family and coworkers in our prayers.
Absolutely sad and a loss to the community. I pray for his loved ones. May Jesus wrap each with comfort and peace.
Prayers for this family. So deeply sorry for your loss.
The Family, and The San Jacinto County Sheriffs’s are in our thoughts and in our prayers.
So tragic and sad. 🙏👮♂️👮♀️🙏
This is heartbreaking. Prayers for the family, friends, LEOs, and the entire county.
Praying for the family of officer Pfluger sending healing light to the other officer May he get better soon. And peace to all the officers and friends. This is so sad for SanJacinto County.
My heart goes out to the Sheriff’s Department, in deed all of his Blue family….but breaks for his wife and children. Rest well, Sir, and thank you for your service.
RIP Deputy Pfluger, God bless you and your family.
God bless the San Jacinto Co. So. Such a terrible loss of life. The entire community morns for the family and our brothers in blue.
All our love and prayers are with the family
So sorry for this family and the community for this accident , prayers for all.
I’m so sorry for the loss of the officer and I pray strength for his family and coworkers.THANKS FOR YOUR SERVICES 🙏🏿
Sadden me to hear this prayers for y’all all family friends
Prayers for the family and may God give you comfort through this difficult time. Deputy Pfluger your brothers and sisters and blue will take the watch for now until God calls us home. May you rest in peace brother.
Prayers to the family and the agency.
I have been hearing or reading of way too many officer deaths. My heart goes out to the family, friends, and colleagues of this dear officer. What a way to remember Christmas by……..
Bonnie Petrak 🎄🎅suu
Many prayers for the Deputy’s family. This is such a sad time for his family when it is suppose to be full of joy. My peace be with them.
So very sorry for the family and all his brothers and sisters in blue… RIP sir… Many prayers
My condolences to his family
Sending our deepest condolences!
Sending our deepest condolences to this family. Prayers of peace and comfort. 🙏🏻🙏🏻🙏🏻
Bryan was an exceptional young man. His Dad, a retired DPS Trooper is a man I really admire. Both are very encouraging. Great family. Greater loss.
So very sorry! Prayers going up for the family.
My children and I will be praying for for this family. May God be with you.🕯
Sad time of year to lose a loved one, particularly one in service to others. Dick and I send prayers for his family🙏
My prayers go out for this young family. I’m so sad for the loss of one of our finest and thankful for his service to our county. May God be with you.