Firefighter David Lemponen was directing traffic on the north side of State Route 307 at the scene of a minor motor vehicle accident when he was struck by another vehicle. Firefighter Lemponen was treated and transported by Medevac to a Cleveland hospital but succumbed the following morning to the injuries sustained when struck.
Austinburg Volunteer Fire Department
2800 State Route 307 E
Austinburg, Ohio 44010-0391
Chief: Chief William Wilms
Fatality status is provisional and may change as USFA contacts State Fire Marshals to verify fatality incident information.
|Incident date:||Apr 27, 2017 21:00|
|Date of death:||Apr 28, 2017|
|Cause of death:||Struck By|
|Nature of death:||Crushed|
|Activity type:||Scene Safety|
|Duty type:||On-Scene Non-Fire|
|Fixed property use:||Street/Road|