Saturday, December 6, 2008

HAYS COUNTY SHERIFF ALLEN BRIDGES DIES

Hays County Sheriff and Dripping Springs resident Allen Bridges died early this morning. Update from News 8 Austin:

"According to Hays County Public Information Officer Leroy Opiela, last night Sheriff Bridges spoke at a Brown Santa fundraiser then went home. It was there that he collapsed. His family tried to revive him using CPR and called an ambulance. Sheriff Bridges was taken to South Austin Medical Center where he died...Bridges was a resident of Dripping Springs for 21 years. He leaves behind his wife Kathy, four daughters, one son and eleven grandchildren...Sheriff Allen Bridges was 63 years old."

Read the complete News 8 Austin report here.

Our thoughts are with the Bridges family.