Trooper Chad Walker was ambushed while responding to a motorist assist in Limestone County near Mexia, Texas on March 26, 2021. The suspect fired at Trooper Walker before he was able to stop his vehicle striking him in the head and abdomen. The suspect fled the scene and was later found deceased from a self-inflicted gunshot. Trooper Walker was transported to Baylor Scott & White – Hillcrest Hospital in Waco. He succumbed to his injuries on March 29, 2021. Trooper Walker was a member of B-2015 recruit school and a Trooper in the Texas Highway Patrol. Survivors include his wife Tobie MIchelle Walker and four children ages, 15, 7 and 2 months old. The Texas DPS Troopers Foundation is raising money for the family to help with any financial needs. DPSTF is a 501 (c) 3 so any funds donated are tax deductible.