Firefighter Kendall Murphy

Photo of Firefighter Kendall Murphy
Last Call: Fri, Nov 10th, 2017
Cause of Death: Struck by Vehicle (DUI)
Service Time: 2 years
Age: 27

Survivors

His parents -- Dwayne and Katrina; sister - Kelsie Miller; and fiancee - Jessica Padgett.

Incident

Firefighter Murphy and members of the Montgomery and Cannelburg fire departments responded to a motor vehicle crash just before 10:00 P.M. Friday evening on Old U.S. Highway 50. As Firefighter Murphy exited his vehicle, he was struck by a vehicle operated by another responding firefighter. Firefighter Murphy was pronounced dead at the scene.

The other responding firefighter was arrested and charged with Operating a Motor Vehicle While Intoxicated Causing Death and Reckless Driving. Preliminary reports show his blood alcohol level was 0.21%.

Agency

Montgomery Volunteer Fire Department Patch
370 North Main Street
Montgomery, Indiana 47558
(812) 486-3298
Chief Tim Showalter

Tributes

There are 13 tributes for Firefighter Kendall Murphy.

Left by Bonnie Middleton on Saturday, November 11th, 2017

So sorry for the loss of this life. I'm in prayer for his family.