Jody Philpott Dies in San Leon, TX, Bar Fight Accident
San Leon, TX -- January 14, 2017, Jody Philpott suffered fatal injuries following an accident that occurred during an altercation at a bar.
The San Leon Police and Galveston County officials responded to the accident scene before midnight. It took place at the 18-th Street Bar and Grill off Bay Shore Drive and 18th Street.
According to preliminary reports, 30-year-old Philpott was at the bar, and witnesses said he was acting belligerently. The bar employees reportedly asked him to leave, but he refused to do so. Three men were seen engaging in an altercation with Philpott as they tried to force him to leave. Witnesses say one man had Philpott in a choke hold.
Following the altercation, Philpott was left on the ground unconscious. Deputies arrived on the scene, and they discovered that Philpott had died. The official cause of death was not specified.
At this time, no arrests have been made, and no charges or citations have been reported. Investigations are currently under way.
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