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EMT Killed in the line of duty

Discussion in 'Pre-Hospital [ EMS ]' started by EMT2ER-DOC, Mar 16, 2004.

  1. EMT2ER-DOC

    EMT2ER-DOC Why so Serious?????
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    I have just received notification that there was a Line of Duty Death
    in Old Bridge Twp. this evening.

    Jim Dodridge, EMT with Old Bridge First Aid Squad (Red & White), was
    struck by a vehicle at high speed while attending to a victim of a
    pedestrian vs. auto incident._ EMT Dodridge subsequently died.

    Details on funeral arrangements are forthcoming._ It is rare for a
    member of the EMS family to die in the line of duty, and our deepest
    sympathies go out to the family of Jim and the Rescue Squad.

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  3. dtreese

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    This totally sucks. We had 2 medics from my area killed about 18 months ago the same way. It was a horrible thing, and there's just no way to make it better.

    My sympathies for his family and fellow medics and other emergency services. Rest in peace.
     
  6. DSM

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    God Bless and my deepest sympathies. This is always a danger.:( :( :(
     
  7. tkim

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    LOD deaths always make us stop and reflect on the risks versus the reasons why we do the job. God bless.
     
  8. Sweet Tea

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    that's absolutely horrible.

    i'm sorry to hear about that.
     
  10. beanbean

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    Very sad. It really hits home knowing it could have happened to any of us. My thoughts and sympathies go out to his family and friends.
     
  11. southerndoc

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    My sympathies are with the family.
     
  12. Tas

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    Ya, deepest sympathies. It's a horrible thing.

    God Bless
     
  13. FoughtFyr

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    To quote a classmate "that sucks, I wish there was a better way to say it, you know, with bigger words, but there isn't... that just sucks"

    My deepest sympathies to his family and crew.

    - H
     

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