Lou Angeli's Blog – December 2008 Archive (2)

Update on Delaware LODD, Ffr. Michelle Smith

Driver with Revoked License Arrested in Firefighter's Death

Line-Of-Duty Death Update:



NEW CASTLE COUNTY, DE (December 23, 2008) -- Delaware State Police late Monday identified the driver of a BMW which ran down Firefighter Michelle Smith and an injured motorcyclist, as Joseph Taye, 28, of Bear, Delaware. Taye was arrested and taken to Troop 2 in Glasgow, state police spokesman Cpl. Jeff Whitmarsh said.



Taye was expected to be charged with manslaughter, second-degree… Continue

Added by Lou Angeli on December 23, 2008 at 12:48pm — No Comments

Delaware Firefighter Dies After Weekend Accident

First Delaware LODD Since 2000



DELAWARE CITY, DE (December 22, 2008) -- A Delaware City (DE) Volunteer Firefighter died today of injuries she sustained after being run down by a motorist on US Route 13 at the New Castle County Airport. Firefighter Michelle Smith, 29. was assisting in the treatment of the victim of a motorcycle accident when a driver sped through the emergency scene, running over Smith and the patient.



Smith and her EMT partner were staffing the Delaware… Continue

Added by Lou Angeli on December 22, 2008 at 7:26pm — 2 Comments

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