New Hampshire firefighter killed in motorcycle crash
HUDSON, NH — A firefighter was killed in a motorcycle crash Monday night in Hudson.
The victim was identified as firefighter and paramedic Todd J. “Woody” Berube, 48, a member of the Hudson Fire Department since 2002, officials said. Berube, who began his career as a call firefighter in Milford, was promoted to lieutenant in Hudson in 2017.
Berube was killed in the crash around 6 p.m. on Monday on Route 102 near West Road. Police said first responders began to administer life-saving measures to the victim when they arrived, but he was pronounced dead at the scene.
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“We have an enormous amount of respect and admiration for the Hudson Fire Department, and as they grieve, we grieve with them and the Berube family,” said Hudson Police Chief Tad Dionne.
A sedan and the motorcycle were traveling in opposite directions when the car made a left-hand turn, and the motorcycle crashed into the passenger side of the car, officials said. The sedan’s driver, 1 36-year-old Litchfield woman was not hurt and is cooperating with the investigation, police said. READ THE FULL STORY HERE