Volunteer firefighter struck and killed by another volunteer firefighter

Indiana State Police say a volunteer firefighter is killed after being run over by another volunteer firefighter.

It happened just before 10 p.m. Friday night in Daviess Co., IN.

First responders had already arrived at the scene of a crash with injuries at Old Highway 50, just of CR 800 East. ISP say Colby Blake, 26, of Cannelburg, arrived in his personal vehicle.

Troopers say Blake struck the rear of a firefighter’s personal vehicle, then hit the personal vehicle of Kendall Murphy, 27, of Montgomery. Murphy was also hit by Blake. We’re told Blake hit another firefighter’s vehicle before coming to a stop.

ISP say Murphy was pronounced dead at the scene by the Daviess County Coroner. Blake was not injured.

It was later discovered that Blake has a blood alcohol level of 0.21%. Blake has been preliminarily charged with Operating a Motor Vehicle While Intoxicated Causing Death and Reckless Driving. He is being held in the Daviess County Security Center.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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(This story was originally published on Nov. 11, 2017)


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