Christopher R. Brown

Incident Description: Firefighter Brown was working with other responders on a multiple vehicle accident on Interstate 39 when a southbound semi-tractor trailer lost control and slid into the accident scene killing Brown and injuring several others. Investigation into the fatal accident continues. Incident Location: Interstate 39 (MM6) near Hudson, IL (USNG: 16T CK 3055 9911).

Department Information

Hudson Community Fire Protection District
502 N Broadway ST
USNG: 16T CK 3179 9756
Hudson, Illinois 61748-9451

Chief: Dan Hite

Fatality status is provisional and may change as USFA contacts State Fire Marshals to verify fatality incident information.

Age: 39 
Rank: Firefighter 
Classification: Volunteer 
Incident Date: Mar 5, 2013 21:45
Date of Death: Mar 5, 2013 
Cause of Death: Struck By 
Nature of Death: Trauma 
Activity Type:  
Emergency Duty: Yes
Duty Type: On-Scene Non-Fire 
Fixed Property Use:  
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Memorial Fund Information

Max and Mason Brown Education Fund, c/o Hudson Community Fire Protection District , 502 N Broadway ST, Hudson, IL 61748-9451