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Waldo Fire Department Firefighter Dies in Crash

Ryan Moyer, a 31-year-old Waldo Fire Department firefighter, died Saturday in a car crash.

According to a fellow Waldo firefighter, Ryan and two other firefighters were traveling around the area collecting donations for the Waldo Fire Department brat fry coming up in March.

In a press release from the Waldo Fire Department they said that Ryan Moyer lost control of his pick-up when the crash occurred.

"Ryan held the spirit of brotherhood within the fire service close to his heart. He had many friends within the fire service and would drop everything to help anyone out. Ryan did all this as a pure volunteer never receiving any compensation for his work.  Ryan’s dedication and spirit will be sorely missed."      

The single car accident occurred on Blueberry Lane and Pheasant Valley Road in the Town of Lyndon in Sheboygan County

Deputies arrived on the scene and found a total of three victims, all in their mid-twenties and early thirties.

Ryan Moyer who was trapped under the car died on the scene. One occupant was taken to Aurora Sheboygan Memorial Hospital with non-life threatening injuries. The other occupant was transported via Flight for Life to ThedaCare Medical Center in Neenah with serious injuries.

Ryan Moyer is survived by his wife and 3-month-old son. He was a 5-year volunteer of the Waldo Fire Department.

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