Trooper Charles Andrew Fry

Trooper Charles Andrew Fry

Colorado State Patrol, Colorado

End of Watch Saturday, September 26, 1987

Charles Andrew Fry

Trooper Charles Fry was killed after being struck by a drunk driver on I-25 between Denver and Colorado Springs, just south of the Douglas County line.

The driver fled the scene but was arrested at a roadblock on I-25 near C-470. He was sentenced to 16 years in prison but was released after serving only 12 years. Within nine months of the suspect's release he was charged with DUI on two different occasions.

Trooper Fry was survived by his wife, son, and daughter.


  • Age 41
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge 357

Incident Details

  • Cause Vehicular assault
  • Weapon Automobile; Alcohol involved
  • Offender Released after 12 years

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Charlie was my brother-in-law. I think of him so often and sometimes can still hear his voice. He was a rascal - with a keen sense of humor and mischievous smile. I know our family is truly proud and grateful he was part of our lives.
It is still so hard to believe. In our hearts forever.

Ruth Sullivan

September 26, 2015

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