A Pike Township firefighter died Thursday and two of his children were hospitalized after a three-vehicle crash in Lawrence, Indiana. James C. Shelly, 35, died in a crash involving a box truck, a tractor-trailer and a pickup on Pendleton Pike at about 12:15 p.m. An eastbound box truck rear-ended a semi and then rolled into oncoming traffic, where he slammed head-on into Shelly’s vehicle. According to information received by the Tribune as reported in the Firefighting News, Shelly was noted to be an outstanding firefighter. He is survived by his wife and four children. http://www.firefightingnews.com/article-us.cfm?articleID=96686
The fallen firefighter will be buried at the Gardens at Olive Branch in Greenwood, Indiana on Tuesday, June 14 at 11:00 a.m.
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