Firefighter dies after suffering injury on the job

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COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) — An autopsy will be conducted to determine what caused the death of a Cimarron Hills paramedic-firefighter who was hospitalized for a work-related injury.

The Gazette reports (http://bit.ly/2ecOtvC ) that Jermaine Frye had recently suffered an injury during training. He was released from the hospital Friday but went into cardiac arrest and died at his home Saturday.

The Cimmaron Hills Fire Department reported that emergency responders had tried unsuccessfully to revive him.

An autopsy is scheduled for Monday.

Frye had been a paramedic-firefighter with the department since February 2015.

A GoFundMe page has been set up to raise money for Frye’s fiancee and unborn child.

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