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Deputy killed in alleged drunken driving wreck to be laid to rest

Friday, May 24, 2013
Investigators say the sergeant was on his way back home at the time of the accident on North Shepherd near West Little York.

Investigators say the sergeant was on his way back home at the time of the accident on North Shepherd near West Little York.

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A Harris County deputy sheriff killed by a suspected drunk driver will be laid to rest over the weekend.

Funeral services for 47-year old Sergeant Dwayne Polk will be held Saturday.

Polk was a 16-year veteran of the Harris County Sheriff's Office. He was killed in a crash early Sunday morning when 22-year old Andres Munos crashed into his vehicle.

Investigators say Munos' blood alcohol level was nearly twice the legal limit.

Munos was previously deported and has a prior DWI arrest. He's being held without bond.

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