Sidney “Sid” M Winer, Firefighter

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Firefighter Winer was involved in a motor vehicle collision on October 20, 2015, while riding in the fire department's Ford F150 pickup returning from picking up equipment. Another vehicle pulled out directly in front of the department's truck. Firefighter Winer sustained serious fractures to both feet as a result of the collision which totaled the department's truck. As a result of the injuries he sustained, Firefighter Winer’s right leg was amputated just below the knee on December 3, 2015. Firefighter Winer was a patient in a rehabilitation center when he passed away on December 15, 2015.

Incident Location: Vicinity of US HWY 70 East and Wyse Fork RD (U.S. National Grid: 18S TD 7154 9997)

Department information

No. 7 Township Fire Rescue
1705 Old Cherry Point Road
U.S. National Grid: 18S UD 1551 8293
New Bern, North Carolina 28562

Chief: Travis L. Blalock

Sidney “Sid” M Winer was included in the USFA’s annual report Firefighter Fatalities in the United States.
Age: 91
Rank: Firefighter
Classification: Volunteer
Incident date: October 20, 2015 13:00
Date of death: December 15, 2015
Cause of death: Vehicle Collision - Includes Aircraft
Nature of death: Trauma
Activity type: Not On Scene
Emergency duty: No
Duty type: Other On-Duty
Fixed property use: Street/Road