Memorial held for LA firefighter killed in crash while on duty

Los Angeles Battalion Chief Jerome Boyd, 55, died after officials said he suffered a medical emergency while driving on Los Angeles Street on Friday, April 28, 2017.

Family and friends gathered in downtown Los Angeles on Monday to celebrate the life of a veteran Los Angeles firefighter who died in a car crash while on duty.

Battalion Chief Jerome Boyd died after crashing on Los Angeles Street the morning of April 28.

Officials said Boyd had suffered a medical emergency before the crash.

The 55-year-old was a 30-year veteran of the department.

Monday's ceremony was held at The Novo at L.A. Live.
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