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Waco Firefighter Seriously Injured In Motorcycle Accident

Posted at 11:37 AM, May 02, 2019
and last updated 2019-05-02 11:51:50-04

MADISON COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18)– A Kentucky volunteer firefighter was badly hurt in a crash last weekend in Colorado.

Erik Haslem worked with the Waco Volunteer Fire Department while studying at Eastern Kentucky University.

According to his family, Haslem was riding a motorcycle last Saturday in Lakewood, Colo., when he collided with a Jeep.

He was seriously hurt, suffering brain trauma and a severed spinal cord.

Haslem’s family says he is being treated in the ICU and doctors say he has a long recovery ahead.