Corporal Michael Rush Carrithers

Corporal Michael Rush Carrithers

Louisville Housing Authority Police Department, Kentucky

End of Watch Thursday, August 17, 1995

Michael Rush Carrithers

Officer Carrithers died from injuries sustained in an accident on February 29, 1980. Officer Carrithers was responding to a burglary in progress when the accident occurred. He was rushed to a hospital where he lapsed into a coma and remained unconscious until his death, 15 years later.
Officer Carrithers was survived by his wife.


  • Age 39
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Automobile crash
  • Incident Date Friday, February 29, 1980

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