First Sergeant Karl Eugene Kelley

 
First Sergeant Karl Eugene Kelley
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Indiana Department of Natural Resources
End of Watch: Friday, April 17th, 1998
Date of Incident: Thursday, April 16th, 1998
Cause of Death: Drowning (Accidental)
Time in Service: 28 years
Age: 56
Survivors: His wife and five children
 
 

Incident

 

First Sergeant Karl Kelley died from injuries sustained the day before during a training accident.

A boat containing two other conservation officers overturned in turbulent water and First Sergeant Kelley and another officer attempted a rescue. First Sergeant Kelley's boat capsized as well. He was rescued after being submerged for fifteen minutes.

He survived for 24 hours before succumbing to his injuries.

 

Agency

 
Indiana Department of Natural Resources
Indiana Department of Natural Resources
402 West Washington Street
Indianapolis, Indiana 46204
The Indiana Department of Natural Resources in Indianapolis, Indiana has absorbed the following agency:
Indiana Department of Conservation
 

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