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    Kentucky Firefighter Dies in Auto Accident

    Kentucky Firefighter Dies in Auto Accident

    Updated: 02-06-2007 09:38:22 PM

    Firehouse.com News

    The Danville, Ky. Fire Department is mourning the death of one of their own.

    Shane Todd King, 29, was killed February 3 in an automobile accident with a tractor trailer.

    King had been returning from EMT training when the accident happened.

    He had been with the Danville department for a month as a full-time firefighter, after working as a part-time firefighter for a year and a half.

    Visitation for King will be held Feb. 6 at the Preston-Pruitt funeral home in Danville, Ky. from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. His funeral will be held there the following day at 1 p.m.


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    King, Shane Todd

    Age: 29
    Cause of Death: Vehicle Collision
    Rank: Firefighter
    Nature of Death: Trauma
    Classification: Career
    Emergency Duty: No

    Incident Date: 02/03/2007
    Duty Type: Training
    Incident Time: 15:00
    Activity Type: Driving/Riding Personal Vehicle
    Death Date: 02/03/2007
    Fixed Prop. Use: Street/Road

    Fire Dept. Info:
    Danville Fire Department
    420 W Main ST.
    PO Box 670
    Danville , Kentucky 40423
    Chief: Mike Thomas

    Initial Summary:
    Firefighter King was involved in a motor vehicle accident while returning home from department mandated EMT training in a neighboring county. King's POV reportedly crossed over the center line and struck a semi-tractor and trailer.

    Memorial Fund Info:
    The family has requested that any memorials be sent to the National Fallen Firefighters Memorial Foundation (www.firehero.org), PO Drawer 498, Emmitsburg, MD 21727. (301) 447-1365 Email: firehero@firehero.org


    http://www.usfa.dhs.gov/applications...eath_year=2007

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