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    Unhappy A Christmas Eve LODD in Louisiana

    My sincere condolences go out to the family of Shane Brown. May God provide comfort to them.

    MANSFIELD, La. (AP) - A DeSoto Parish firefighter was killed on
    Christmas Eve when he drove into the path of a train while
    responding to an emergency, officials said.
    Shane Brown, 25, a six-year DeSoto fire department veteran, died
    around 5:30 a.m.
    Brown, who became a paramedic this year, was on his way to help
    a woman with breathing problems.
    The train struck the driver's side of the emergency response
    truck he was driving and dragged it about 60 feet. A sheriff's
    deputy was unable to rescue Brown from the vehicle engulfed in
    flames, said Police Chief Don English.
    "This is just a real sad thing and to happen right here at
    Christmas," English said.
    English said Brown was the only child of Grand Cane Mayor Linda
    Brown and husband Sammy Brown.

    (Copyright 2003 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)

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    .......how sad .......sorry to hear of the loss.....
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    My heart goes out the Brown Family and the entire DeSoto Fire Department and community in their tragic loss, may our brother rest in peace
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