District Wildlife Manager Philip K. Mason

District Wildlife Manager Philip K. Mason

Colorado Department of Natural Resources - Wildlife Division, Colorado

End of Watch Monday, September 3, 2001

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Philip K. Mason

Wildlife Manager Philip Mason was killed when a 1,000 pound rolled bail of hay, fell on him while it was being loaded into a truck. This occurred in the Gunnison State Wildlife Area.

The incident occurred at approximately 1800 hours, but was not discovered until almost 2230 hours.
Manager Mason was the most senior wildlife officer in the state, and had been with employed the Colorado Department of Natural Resources - Wildlife Division for 38 years.

He is survived by his wife and two children.

Bio

  • Age 60
  • Tour 38 years
  • Badge 632

Incident Details

  • Cause Accidental

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Rest in peace District Wildlife Manager Mason.

Rabbi Lewis S. Davis

September 3, 2019

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