Memorial held for LA firefighter killed in crash while on duty

ByABC7.com staff via KABC logo
Monday, May 8, 2017
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.
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.
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DOWNTOWN LOS ANGELES (KABC) -- 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.