Thread: Donald Pedro-Endicott, NY
01-21-2005, 03:44 AM #1
Donald Pedro-Endicott, NY
Firefighter dies years after on-the-job accident
Rest in peace Donald!
ENDICOTT, N.Y. (AP) - A former Binghamton-area firefighter who
was critically injured at a fire station nearly five years ago has
Donald Pedro died on Tuesday at a nursing home.
The 44-year-old Pedro had sustained brain damage when a vehicle
he was working on at an Endicott fire station fell on him when a
The incident happened in May 2000. Pedro -- who sustained other
injuries in the accident -- later retired from the fire department
Controversy developed after Pedro sought workers' compensation
benefits because he'd been hurt while working on his own vehicle at
the fire station.
Benefits ultimately were approved for the retired firefighter
following a court battle.
Funeral services for Pedro will be held tomorrow in Endicott.
(Bob Joseph, WNBF, Binghamton)
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01-21-2005, 10:23 AM #2
The Vehicle fell on him !
September 11, 2001 - NEVER FORGET!
BETTER TO DIE ON YOUR FEET THAN LIVE ON YOUR KNEES!
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