Retired US Army Specialist Monty Crumrine
Monty Crumrine served in the US Army as a tactical wire operations specialist. He left the service in 1985 to return to his career as a lineman with New Braunfels Utilities. On March 18, 1988, his left shoulder made contact with a high voltage line. The electricity exited both hands. After numerous surgeries and the reconstruction of his shoulder and left hand, resulting in the amputation of his left hand. Now, he manages with a mio-electric battery-operated prosthetic arm and returned to work for the utility in a different capacity. Currently, he works in sales at a Ford dealership. Married for more than 28 years to his fiancé at the time of the accident, with Tammy at his side ever since. He and Tammy have two grown daughters. The youngest expected to be married in May of 2017.