Retired longtime Bexar County judge dies from injuries suffered in 2011 crash

SAN ANTONIO – A retired Bexar County judge died from injuries sustained in a 2011 crash brought on by a drunken driver, in line with a spokesperson.

Karen Crouch, who served because the Bexar County Court at Law #10 judge, handed away on Tuesday on the PAM Health Specialty Hospital, the place she was a affected person. She was 62.

A information launch states that Crouch retired in 2018 to give attention to her household and well being, as she was left severely injured in a 2011 head-on crash.

Karen Crouch, a retired, longtime Bexar County judge, died on the age of 62. (Courtesy of the Crouch-Flores household)

The crash occurred as Crouch and her sister-in-law attended a Vermont Law School coaching session. Their automobile was hit head-on by an 18-year-old driver, who was discovered to be underneath the affect of medication and alcohol.

Her sister-in-law, Zyra Flores, was killed in the crash.

The launch states that Crouch “willed herself to walk again to be there for her children.”

Her knees have been reportedly “blown out” and he or she sustained fractures to her wrist, she informed reporters in 2011. She additionally suffered inner injuries that led to a number of surgical procedures and hospital visits in the years since then.

By the time she retired in 2018, she had served as a judge for greater than 20 years and likewise served as visiting judge throughout Texas.

“She had a reputation for being tough and fair. She believed strongly in serving her community, a belief she and her husband Gerald Flores instilled in their three children Gerald, Nico, and Lilliana,” the discharge states.

Plans for her providers are pending.

Karen Crouch, a retired, longtime Bexar County judge, died on the age of 62. (Courtesy of the Crouch-Flores household)

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