Funeral Arrangements Set for Reeves County Deputy Killed in Rollover Accident

Jacob Rene Rayos
Jacob Rene Rayos

Staff Report
NewsWest 9

REEVES COUNTY - Funeral arrangements have been set for a Reeves County deputy who was killed early Sunday morning in a rollover accident.

The accident happened around 3:00 a.m. Sunday on the Interstate 20 service road just east of Highway 17. DPS troopers say 32-year-old Jacob Rene Rayos was driving westbound on the service road when he rolled his 2009 Ford patrol car at a curve.

Troopers say the speed limit in the area is 55 miles-per-hour and Rayos was traveling at a high rate of speed trying to locate a suspect. His patrol car rolled several times and Rayos was ejected from the vehicle. He died at the scene.

  • Rosary will be held Wednesday at 7:30 p.m. at Pecos Funeral Home Chapel
  • Funeral will be at 10:00 a.m. Thursday at Santa Rosa de Lima Catholic Church in Pecos
  • Burial will follow funeral at Mount Evergreen Cemetery in Pecos