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Fatal Crash on 134 Freeway in Eagle Rock (PHOTOS)

A retired LAFD paramedic photographs the scene of Sunday’s accident, which has left four people dead.

Rick McClure, a retired Los Angeles Fire Department captain and paramedic who has been shooting "emergency scene" incidents for more than 40 years (39 of them while off duty in the LA area before his retirement) took these photos of Sunday’s crash on the eastbound 134 freeway, during which a minivan with six people in it rolled off a precipice and landed onto Figueroa Street below. A man, a woman and a girl were pronounced dead at the scene—and a 55-year-old man succumbed to his injuries in hospital Monday.

McClure, who lives in Santa Clarita, last served with the LAFD’s new dispatch center in downtown Los Angeles. Besides working as a paramedic on rescue ambulances, he has been a firefighter on the department’s engines and truck companies. His photos have been published in the Los Angeles Times, Herald Examiner, Los Angeles Daily News, Signal, Associated Press, and numerous fire and Emergency Medical Services magazines.

Paco Verde August 19, 2012 at 06:11 AM
Mmm? who might you be? Mmm?
nonoise August 19, 2012 at 03:57 PM
Usually money is set up in a trust account. The bank can help you set it up.
nonoise August 19, 2012 at 04:00 PM
Just because the word (PHOTO's) are in the title, does not mean you will see such graphic photos. Maybe, sadly, if this happened in a different area it not be a problem. But this accident was too close to home in our own backyard to post such photos. Patch should have been more sensitive.
jonnie laughs on top August 21, 2012 at 05:06 AM
Jesse sounds like he's bout himself...wait & send money to a fund when it is set the right way....Many prayers for those thatloss loved ones...Many prayers for the healing of the ones in the hospital...k
Ajay Singh August 23, 2012 at 06:56 PM
For an update on CHP crash investigation, go here: http://patch.com/A-xlC5

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