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FILE - In this Dec. 2, 2020 record photograph taken from U.S. Senate video, Wyoming's low-key elder U.S. Sen. Mike Enzi says goodbye to colleagues, successful Washington. Ednzi, remained hospitalized Monday, July 26, 2021, with a breached cervix and ribs 3 days aft a bicycle mishap extracurricular his hometown. (U.S. Senate via AP, file)

GILLETTE, Wyo. – Recently retired U.S. Sen. Mike Enzi of Wyoming has died. He was 77 years old.

Enzi died peacefully Monday surrounded by household and friends, erstwhile Enzi spokesperson Max D’Onofrio said.

Enzi had been hospitalized with a breached cervix and ribs 3 days aft a bicycle mishap adjacent Gillette connected Friday. Enzi was stabilized earlier being flown to a infirmary successful Colorado. He remained unconscious and was incapable to retrieve from his injuries, D’Onofrio said.

Police accidental they’ve seen nary denotation anybody other was adjacent oregon progressive successful the accident.

Enzi fell adjacent his location astir 8:30 p.m. Friday, Daly said, astir the clip Gillette constabulary received a study of a antheral lying unresponsive successful a roadworthy adjacent a bike.

Police person seen nary denotation that anybody other was adjacent oregon progressive successful the accident, Lt. Brent Wasson told the newspaper.

Enzi, a Republican, retired successful January aft 4 presumption arsenic senator. He antecedently was a authorities lawmaker and politician of Gillette, wherever helium owned a footwear store.


Cynthia Lummis, a Republican erstwhile congresswoman and authorities treasurer, was elected successful November to win Enzi successful the Senate.

His household expressed appreciation for prayers and enactment they’ve received but asked for privacy, D’Onofrio said. The household is readying “a solemnisation of a beingness well-lived,” helium said successful a statement, and plans to stock details later.

Enzi is survived by his wife; 2 daughters, Amy and Emily; a son, Brad; and respective grandchildren.

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