Firefighter Injured in ALs Ice Bucket Challenge Dies
September 22, 2014 - als
A executive Kentucky firefighter harmed in an ALS ice bucket plea has died a month after a energy line repelled him and another man.
Campbellsville Fire Chief Kyle Smith says 41-year-old Tony Grider died Saturday. Grider was a captain with a department.
On Aug. 21, he and 22-year-old firefighter Simon Quinn were on a glow truck’s ladder when it got too tighten to a energy line after transfer H2O on Campbellsville University’s marching rope as partial of a gift attempt to lift recognition for ALS.
Quinn was expelled from a sanatorium Sept. 15.
Two other firefighters were injured, though they were expelled from a hospital.
Campbellsville University, a private college, is a Christian establishment that has about 3,600 students, according to the website. It is about 65 miles south of Louisville.