Mansfield officer loses leg in bike crash

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A Mansfield law enforcement officer wounded in a motorcycle crash earlier this week has shed his remaining leg as a outcome.

Ofc. Randy Watson was driving his particular bike on his way to do the job at all over 6:30 Tuesday early morning when he was strike by a automobile on FM 2738 in Johnson County.

Law enforcement Main Tracy Aaron posted the department’s Fb web page that the driver who strike Watson was seeking to go a school bus in a no-passing zone.

Watson skidded many hundred feet right before coming to a end in a ditch.

He was airlifted to JPS Clinic in Fort Truly worth, exactly where doctors experienced to amputate his still left leg.

Watson is a 26-year veteran of the section and serves as its direct range grasp.

Chief Tracy Aaron says despite a extended road to restoration ahead, like needing two extra surgical procedures, Watson plans to return to responsibility with the aid of a prosthetic leg.

In ther meantime, Main Aaron claims Watson and his household face the loss of his duty profits in the course of his extended recovery procedure.

The section is partnering with Again The Blue HQ to elevate funds for Watson’s loved ones.

As for the driver who hit him, there is certainly no term on what costs that driver may possibly face.

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