Beloved EMT Killed In CT Motorcycle Crash

TORRINGTON, CT — A Kent EMT has been recognized as the guy who died in a motorcycle crash this 7 days, in accordance to The Torrington Register-Citizen. Christopher Smith, 53, of Torrington, was killed in a crash on his way house from the hearth division Tuesday.

Law enforcement believe Smith was driving east on Route 202 and his bike collided with an SUV turning remaining, in accordance to The Torrington Register-Citizen. Smith suffered life-threatening accidents and was taken to Charlotte Hungerford Clinic, in which he was pronounced useless.

The Kent Volunteer Fire Division posted on Facebook: “KVFD members ended up surprised and saddened by the news that one particular of our contracted EMTs, Chris Smith, tragically died in a motorcycle incident on his way house from do the job at our firehouse Tuesday. Chris, who protected EMS shifts for us, was an exceedingly helpful and welcoming individual to work with. KVFD extends our deepest condolences to Chris’ fellow ERM personnel and particularly his spouse and children throughout this very tough time.”

The Crisis Source Management, LLC posted on Fb that Smith was an “8-yr worker and pal of Unexpected emergency Resource Administration.”

“EMS was his existence doing the job for ERM in at the very least 5 various client destinations, as well as staying a volunteer in Plymouth and for 2 commercial EMS expert services,” Emergency Source Management said on Fb. “He was generally inclined to go above and outside of to enable other folks. He was Extremely very pleased to be in EMS, extremely almost never would you see him in anything other than an EMS/Fire shirt. Chris will always be remembered as a major man with an even bigger coronary heart with an outgoing temperament, an infectious smile and sense of humor. He liked cooking and enjoying movie online games online with his 3 youngsters. He will be deeply missed by a lot of.”

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Smith also had ties to the Bethany Fireplace Department.

A article on the Bethany Volunteer Fireplace Division Fb page reads: “It is with an unbelievably significant coronary heart that we announce the passing of EMT Christopher Smith. Chris was an personnel of our EMS staffing spouse and has been assigned to Bethany considering that 2014. Although not specifically on the BVFD roster, Chris was unquestionably a part of the BVFD spouse and children. From attending our annual Officer Awards dinners and getaway get-togethers, to aiding out at BCS Fire Prevention Days, on his individual time, he swiftly made a love for our group. Chris was also a significant section of EMS in Litchfield County, where he displayed the identical characteristics and enthusiasm. Some might don’t forget Chris as the dude that was ready to put a smile on your experience, or even get a little chuckle out of you, in the midst of a annoying health care unexpected emergency. Remember to preserve Chris’s loved ones, good friends, and general public support partners in your feelings and prayers. Rest Simple Chris, you will be skipped.”

Beloved EMT Killed In CT Motorbike Crash initially appeared on the Across Connecticut Patch