Zachary J. Fazekas, Firefighter

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While driving to an EMS training class, Firefighter Zachary Fazekas was involved in a single vehicle accident and ejected from his motorcycle. Fazekas was pronounced dead at the scene from the injuries he sustained in the accident.

Incident Location: Ramp from the Loop Parkway onto the Meadowbrook State Parkway (U.S. National Grid: U.S. National Grid: 18T XK 22666 96471 (DD: 40.610, -73.550))

Department information

New Hyde Park Fire Department
1555 Jericho Turnpike
New Hyde Park, New York 11040

Chief: Brian Sherwood

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

Age: 19
Rank: Firefighter
Classification: Volunteer
Incident date: July 14, 2018 09:00
Date of death: July 14, 2018
Cause of death: Vehicle Collision - Includes Aircraft
Nature of death: Trauma
Activity type: Driving/Riding Personal Vehicle
Emergency duty: No
Duty type: Training
Fixed property use: Street/Road