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    Calera, Alabama Firefighter Dies After Crash

    Calera, Alabama Firefighter Dies After Crash

    Updated: 11-28-2005 11:16:30 PM

    Story by nbc13.com

    A local fireman was killed Monday in a crash involving the fire engine he was in.

    In Calera, Christopher James Roy was killed after his fire engine crashed into an 18-wheeled truck.

    The crash happened shortly after 9:30 Monday morning, on Shelby County Road 87 near Interstate 65.

    Roy was following an ambulance to help with a medical call at the time of the crash. His fellow firefighters responded to the scene.

    The 25-year-old firefighter was taken by Lifesaver helicopter to UAB Hospital, where he died from his injuries.

    State police are investigating the cause of the crash.

    Roy is the grandson of Calera's mayor, George Roy.


    http://cms.firehouse.com/content/art...Id=39&id=46021

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    Roy, Christopher James

    Age: 25
    Cause of Death: Vehicle Collision
    Rank: Firefighter
    Nature of Death: Trauma
    Classification: Career
    Emergency Duty: Yes

    Incident Date: 11/28/2005
    Duty Type: Responding
    Incident Time: 09:39
    Activity Type: Driving/Operating Vehicle/Apparatus
    Death Date: 11/28/2005
    Fixed Prop. Use: Street/Road

    Fire Dept. Info:
    Calera Fire/Rescue
    PO Box 1000
    1310 17th Avenue
    Calera , Alabama 35040
    Chief: Tommy Moon

    Initial Summary:
    Firefighter Chris Roy was responding to a medical call when the apparatus he was driving collided with a tractor trailer truck. Firefighter Roy was extricated from the vehicle and flown to UAB trauma center where he died shortly after of injuries sustained from the accident.

    Memorial Fund Info:
    Pending


    http://www.usfa.fema.gov/application...eath_year=2005

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