(Wyoming) – Former United States Senator from Wyoming Mike Enzi passed away late Monday night after he had sustained serious injuries while riding his bicycle near his home in Gillette Friday.
Per an update on Enzi’s social media pages, the 77-year-old was life flighted to Loveland, Colorado but remained unconscious and was unable to recover from his injuries.
The social media post also elaborates, “His family expressed their deep appreciation for all of the prayers, support and concern that has been shown. They now ask for privacy and continued prayers during this difficult time. The family is planning to hold a celebration of a life well-lived, with details being shared at a later date.”
Enzi served as a Republican United States Senator from 1997 until 2021. He retired in January after working 4 terms as Senator. Mike was raised in Thermopolis and later moved to Gillette.