On Wednesday, October 16, 2013 APD learned about the death of one of our own, Lieutenant Clay Crabb, (D.O.B 10-17-70). Lt. Crabb was on his way to work this morning when he was involved in a fatal crash on Highway 290 near Sawyer Ranch Road.
Lt. Crabb has been with APD since July of 1998 and was assigned to Region IV (Southeast and Southwest Austin) as the Operational Lieutenant. Before joining APD, he worked patrol with the San Angelo Police Department from Sept. 1994 – July 1998.
While at APD, Lt. Crabb earned a total of sixteen commendations and awards.
Some of them include:
SUPERIOR SERVICE CITATION
SAFE DRIVING RIBBON with 1 SILVER STAR
ACADEMIC ACHIEVEMENT RIBBON W/DIAMOND
MASTER PEACE OFFICER RIBBON
The loss of Lt. Crabb is tragic and APD is asking everyone to please allow his family the time and privacy they need to mourn their loss. This is a great reminder to all of us as to how fragile life is.
Those wishing to make donations can do so by contacting the 100 Club of Central Texas or Austin Cops for Charities. The donations should be made in the name of Lt. Clay Crabb.
News Article Here: www.kxan.com/news/local/austin/1-dead-in-wreck-at-us-290-and-sawyer-ranch