Dash Cam Video: Firefighter Struck by Pickup Truck During Icy Bridge

Dash Cam Video: Firefighter Struck by Pickup Truck During Icy Bridge

Dayton Fire Captain Barry Cron was injured Tuesday morning after he struck by a vehicle while investigating a crash on icy roads on Route 35 near Germantown Avenue.GALLERY: Icy bridge leads to crashesRAW VIDEO: Icy bridge closes Route 35DAYTON: Firefighter struck, injured investigating crashSponsored Links

DAYTON —
A Dayton fire captain was thrown 20-30 feet when he was struck by a vehicle while responding to a crash.

Captain Barry Cron is listed in serious condition at Miami Valley Hospital this morning. Officials said Cron was speaking to a victim of a crash who was inside a vehicle. That vehicle was then struck by another, and it pushed the first vehicle into the captain.

His injuries are believed to be non-life threatening, officials said.

Cron has been with the Dayton fire department since 1992 and was promoted to captain in November of 2012, officials said. He works out of Station 13.

The crash occurred on eastbound U.S. 35 near Gettysburg Avenue just before 5:30 a.m. today. It created a crash pileup involving 12 vehicles.

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