Sheriff Virgil Mason

Sheriff Virgil Mason

San Juan County Sheriff's Office, Colorado

End of Watch Saturday, December 2, 1978

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Virgil Mason

Sheriff Mason suffered a fatal heart attack while attempting to rescue several miners who had been trapped in a mine during a severe snowstorm.


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Incident Details

  • Cause Heart attack

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I worked with Virgil while I acted in an ABC-TV show in Silverton. I understand his son Virgil moved to Michigan and would like to see the TV episode we filmed there. I can send it to him if I know where to send it.

William Owen
TV actor

August 12, 2019

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