Deputy Lance McLean also will be honored in Austin

Hood County Sheriff’s Office deputy Lance McLean, who died June 29 as a result of a gunshot, will be posthumously honored with the Star of Texas Award the same day as the award is presented to wounded Granbury Police officer Chad Davis, Sheriff Roger Deeds said. McLean’s wife and mother will be accompanied by Deeds to the ceremony, which will be Thursday, Sept. 12 in Austin. The Star of Texas Award honors Texas peace officers, firefighers and EMS personnel who are either killed or seriously injured in the line of duty.