Brownwood Police Chief Terry Nichols issued the following press release at 10 p.m. Wednesday:

On Wednesday, June 14, 2017 at approximately 6:30 p.m., Brownwood Police Officer Bryan Greenrock, 42 years of age, was fatally injured in a two vehicle accident on North US Highway 183 near County Road 334 in Brown County. Officer Greenrock was off-duty at the time.

Officer Greenrock’s 11 year-old son was also in the vehicle and suffered minor injuries. The driver of the second vehicle was flown to a Waco area hospital in serious condition.

Officer Greenrock was born in Brownwood and has served with the Brownwood Police Department since February 7, 2013. He also served with the Coleman Police Department and Brown County Sheriff’s Office.

It is a sad day for the Brownwood Police Department and the Brownwood community. We ask that you keep Officer Greenrock’s family and the Department family in your thoughts and prayers.

The accident is being investigated by the Department of Public Safety.