(CHADRON)-According to the Dawes County Attorney’s Office, 64-year-old Ronni Davis died on Wednesday night, August 29th, during fire evacuations for the Ash Creek Fire.
Chadron Dispatch received a call at 10:17 p.m. that a neighbor had gone to check on Davis during the evacuation and found her having difficulty breathing. The Chadron rescue unit and a Dawes County Sheriff's deputy were dispatched to the home and attempted resuscitation. Davis was transported to Chadron Community Hospital, where she was later pronounced dead.
Preliminary investigation indicates that Davis likely died of natural causes resulting from a cardio-pulmonary event.
(Courtesy Dawes County Attorney/Coroner Vance Haug)