Bio & Incident Details
Age: Not available
Tour: 26 years
Badge # Not available
Sergeant Hugh Purdy and Officer Michael Conley, of the Estes Park Police Department, drowned while assisting victims of the Big Thompson Flood.
Sergeant Purdy had been stopping traffic from entering a flooded area when when his vehicle was swept away by flood waters near Drake, Colorado.
Sergeant Purdy had served with the Colorado State Patrol for 26 years.
Related Line of Duty Deaths
Officer Michael Owen Conley