Three Texas Parks and Wildlife employees perish in helicopter crash during bighorn sheep survey August 19, 2020 - 00:00 Posted in: News AUSTIN— While conducting aerial surveys for desert bighorn sheep in West Texas on Saturday, Aug. 8, three Texas Parks and Wildlife Department employees died in a helicopter crash on TPWD’s Black Gap Wildlife Management Area in Brewster County. The victims include Wildlife Biologist Dewey Stockbridge, Fish and Wildlife Technician Brandon White,PLEASE LOG IN FOR PREMIUM CONTENT. Our website requires visitors to log in to view the best local news. Not yet a subscriber? Subscribe today!