Manuel Galindo, Jr.
Fort Hancock Volunteer Fire Department
Fort Hancock, TX
Years of Service: 35
Date of Incident: February 12, 2020
Date of Death: February 12, 2020
On Wednesday evening, February 12, 2020, Fire Chief Manuel Galindo, Jr., was driving a fire apparatus on East Highway 20 in Hudspeth County when he suddenly veered off the road. He attempted to get the vehicle back on the highway but overcorrected. The apparatus flipped over and Galindo was ejected. He was pronounced deceased at the scene. Investigation into the accident continues.