VA Firefighter Paramedic Injured in Fall Dies

02/10/2012
An Alexandria (VA) Fire Department paramedic injured in a fall during an incident yesterday has died. Authorities confirmed to wjla.com Thursday evening that Joshua Weissman died at about 4:25 p.m. (http://wj.la/AEhF6m) As related in a previous article, Weissman was responding to a vehicle fire on an overpass of I-395. Weissman reported jumped a guardrail while attempting to cross the highway. He fell through a gap in the roads, dropping approximately 20-30 feet into a creek below. Members of his department rushed to his rescue and provided CPR. He was transported to an area medical facility in critical condition. View another video and read more at http://wj.la/yqL0u8.

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