Bio & Incident Details
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Officer Michael Conley and Trooper Hugh Purdy, of the Colorado State Patrol, drowned while assisting victims of the Big Thompson Flood.
Officer Conley was off duty at the time and in the area of Big Thompson Canyon when he heard of the need for help. He offered his assistance and was responsible for the rescue of at least 60 people before being killed in the flood.
Officer Conley was survived by his wife.
Related Line of Duty Deaths
Sergeant Willis Hugh Purdy