SAN ANTONIO — UPDATE: The family of 23-year-old Taylor McCowan has confirmed that she was taken off life support Saturday, February 15 and died at 8:30 a.m. at the Ben Taub Hospital in Houston, TX.
A Deputy U.S. Marshal is behind bars following a wrong-way accident along 1604 near Babcock Road on Friday morning.
According to police, a driver in a black truck, later identified as Deputy U.S. Marshal Jonathan Paul Jones, 40, was driving the wrong way down 1604 and crashed into a small sedan.
The woman in the sedan was pinned in her vehicle and later taken to a nearby hospital in serious condition.
Jones was arrested for intoxication assault.
In response to the incident, the U.S. Marshal's Office provided the following statement:
"The U.S. Marshals Service is aware of the arrest of Deputy U.S. Marshal Jonathan Jones and the alleged charge against him. We are cooperating fully with the San Antonio Police Department’s investigation of the incident. We take seriously any allegation of misconduct by our personnel and an internal investigation will be conducted. The alleged actions of this employee do not reflect the core values of the U.S. Marshals Service, therefore, Jones will be relieved of his operational duties and placed on administrative leave. Our sincere thoughts and prayers are with the victim of this unfortunate incident."
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