Service Members Line Up To Honor Firefighter, David Campbell

ROCK HILL, S.C. (CN2 NEWS) – The Rock Hill Fire Department laid one of its own to rest on Tuesday afternoon, following the passing of firefighter and paramedic David Campbell.

Campbell passed away just before Christmas Eve on Friday, December 23rd, after South Carolina Highway Patrol says both the driver of tractor trailer and Campbell, who was driving a Chevrolet S10 pickup truck struck a tree that had fallen into the roadway on Highway 49 near Highway 322, 2.3 miles south of Sharon.

Troopers say when they both struck the tree at the same time it caused the tractor trailer to jackknife and strike the pickup truck Campbell was driving.  Troopers say Campbell passed away. He was 36 years old.

In the video above, CN2’s Zane Cina learned more about how his service crossed county lines as hundreds came out to honor him.

A Go Fund Me has been created in Campbell’s honor to help his two children.

Link: Go Fund Me

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