Bio & Incident Details
Tour: 27 years
Badge # 30
Cause: Heart attack
Lieutenant George Hura suffered a fatal heart attack while participating in a critical incident training exercise using simunitions.
One of the training scenarios had just been completed when Lieutenant Hura collapsed. He was flown to a local hospital where he was pronounced dead.
Lieutenant Hura was a U.S. Marine Corps veteran during the Vietnam War. He had served with the Escambia County Sheriff's Department for 27 years. He is survived by his wife and five children.