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Funeral set for Va. firefighter killed in wreck

Thursday - 12/19/2013, 8:09am  ET

LA CROSSE, Va. (AP) -- A funeral is scheduled Thursday for a La Crosse volunteer firefighter who was killed while responding to a traffic accident report.

La Crosse Volunteer Fire Department chief Michael Clark tells the Richmond Times-Dispatch ( ) that 25-year-old Joshua Travis Smith died after his car went off a road and hit a cinderblock entrance to a cemetery. Smith was driving toward the fire station when the accident occurred Saturday.

The funeral will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday at RZUA Headquarters and Conference Center in La Crosse.


Information from: Richmond Times-Dispatch,

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