Wharton County Pct. 3 Constable Robert Holder was injured and taken to a Houston hospital Tuesday afternoon when his vehicle was struck from behind by a distracted driver while he was working on Highway 59 near Carroll Road.

According to Wharton Police Sgt. Ariel Soltura, Holder was doing off-duty work related to highway construction when his 2005 Toyota truck was struck from behind by a 2005 Dodge truck driven by Alfonso Vasquez, 35, of Ganado.

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