The family of an NYC firefighter is in mourning after a freak accident took the patriarch’s life during a family vacation. Casey Skudin died on Friday, according to a release from the FDNY Foundation, leaving behind a wife and two children.
He was a 16-year veteran of the department and an FDNY Medal recipient. So much bravery in the face of mortal danger, and he was killed in such a shocking way… His wife Angela revealed in a social media post that Casey was killed when a tree fell on the family’s SUV while they were vacationing in North Carolina.
The heartbreaking post read: Angela went on to say that she and their oldest son “made it out with only a few scratches,” while their youngest son was “hospitalized with mild injuries.” Related: Baltimore Ravens Linebacker Jaylon Ferguson Dead At 26 In an interview with CBS New York, Angela recalled being able to escape the vehicle through a shattered window, after which she “immediately went over to Casey.” She remembered: What a nightmare.Read more on perezhilton.com