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    Minnesota Firefighter Killed in Wreck

    Minnesota Firefighter Killed in Wreck
    Funeral Information Below

    Updated: 11-16-2006 04:52:35 PM

    Firehouse.Com News

    The United States Fire Administration has reported that Melrose, Minn. Firefighter Kyle Weisbrich was killed while responding on his motorcycle Sunday, Nov. 12 on his way to an emergency call.

    He was unable to bring his vehicle to a stop at an intersection where he lacked the right of way and struck another vehicle. He was transported to a hospital but passed away approximately two hours later from injuries received, according to the USFA.

    Excessive speed was reported to be a contributing factor in the incident.

    Weisbrich, 22, was a probationary firefighter with the department.

    The Minnesota Fallen Firefighter Memorial Association is currently helping the family and the department make arrangements for a memorial service.

    Memorial Information

    The Kyle Weisbrich Memorial Fund has been established at two locations:
    # Central Minnesota Federal Credit Union 20 S. 4th Ave. E., P.O. Box 160, Melrose, MN 56352 Phone : 320-256-4269.

    # Freeport State Bank- Melrose Branch, 219 East Main Street, P.O. Box 232, Melrose, MN 56352 Tele: 320-256-7208 or 800-337-0292.

    Funeral Information

    Visitation for Firefighter Weisbrich will be held Friday, Nov. 17 between 3:30 p.m. and 9 p.m. at the Patton-Schad Funeral Home, 418 South 5th Ave East, Melrose, Minn.

    Family and firefighter prayer service will be at 6:30 p.m. Additional visitation will be on Saturday, Nov. 18 9:30 a.m. to 11 p.m. prior to the funeral service at St. Mary

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    Weisbrich, Kyle

    Age: 22
    Cause of Death: Vehicle Collision
    Rank: Probationary Firefighter
    Nature of Death: Trauma
    Classification: Paid-on-Call
    Emergency Duty: Yes

    Incident Date: 11/12/2006
    Duty Type: Responding
    Incident Time: 11:35
    Activity Type: Driving/Riding Personal Vehicle
    Death Date: 11/12/2006
    Fixed Prop. Use: Street/Road

    Fire Dept. Info:
    Melrose Fire Department
    PO Box 242
    405 S. Second Ave. East
    Melrose , Minnesota 56352
    Chief: Jeremy Kraemer

    Initial Summary:
    While responding on his POV (motorcycle) to the station for a call to a motor vehicle accident, Probationary Firefighter Weisbrich was unable to bring his vehicle to a stop at an intersection where he lacked the right of way and struck another vehicle. He was transported to a hospital but passed away approximately two hours later from injuries received. Excessive speed was reported to be a contributing factor in the incident.

    Memorial Fund Info:
    The Kyle Weisbrich Memorial Fund has been established at two locations: Central Minnesota Federal Credit Union, (http://www.centralmnfcu.org/ ) 20 S. 4th Ave. E., P.O. Box 160, Melrose, MN 56352Phone : (320) 256-4269; Freeport State Bank- Melrose Branch, 219 East Main Street, P.O. Box 232, Melrose, MN 56352 Tele: 320-256-7208 or 800-337-0292


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