Firefighter/EMT Gerald "Jerry" R. Wetherell
Photo credit: Denton Township Fire Department
A Michigan firefighter collapsed and died on Feb. 28 while responding to a snowmobile crash.
Gerald "Jerry" R. Wetherell, 74, was a firefighter/EMT with Denton Township Fire Department.
On Tuesday, he and another firefighter were in a fire department vehicle towing their snowmobile to a crash when he became unresponsive, according to the USFA.
Wetherell was rushed to a local hosptial in West Branch, MI where he was pronounced dead.
The cause of death is pending.
He had been with the fire service for 35 years.