Kenneth L. Luckey

The name of the Dallas County detention officer who was killed in a vehicle crash Wednesday night has been released.

Kenneth L. Luckey, 51, was involved in vehicle accident near Spur 408 around 10:30 p.m. on Wednesday. According to reports, Luckey was headed northbound when he lost control of his vehicle and hit a pillar underneath a bridge. No other injuries were reported.

Dallas County Public Information Officer Melinda Urbina said Luckey has been an employee of the sheriff’s department for 20 years. He was assigned to the release division in the jail.

“We ask that everyone keep his family, friends and sheriff’s department co-workers in your prayers,” Urbina said. 

Funeral arrangements are pending.


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