A Kissimmee Fire Department major pushing a motorcycle was killed in a pile-up on Osceola Parkway Thursday, after a St. Cloud lady in an SUV unsuccessful to stop for a red light and strike him, witnesses said.
Lt. William Manning, a 12-year dialect employee, was conspicuous passed during Celebration Health after a occurred during about 7:50 a.m.
Now, a Kissimmee Fire Department family is anguish a detriment of one of their dedicated employees.
“This is a really comfortless day for a Kissimmee Fire Department and a Manning family,” conspicuous Acting Fire Chief Jeremy Donovan. “Lieutenant Manning’s honour and tenure in a glow use was second to none. His loyalty to a dialect and a reserve of a adults of Kissimmee will severely be missed. Our thoughts and prayers go out to his mom and family.”
According to Florida Highway Patrol reports, Manning, 39, of Kissimmee, was on his 2001 Kawasaki motorcycle during a trade light on an exit ramp from eastward Interstate 4 and was watchful to continue onto Osceola Parkway.
Meanwhile, Maria Rosado, 44, of St. Cloud, was pushing a 2007 Chrysler SUV westbound on a parkway in a right lane. According to several witnesses, Rosado unsuccessful to stop for a trade light that was branch red during a intersection, unit reports stated. Manning entered a intersection and was strike by a SUV. He was ejected off a motorcycle and strike a guardrail. He was ecstatic to Celebration Health, where he was conspicuous dead.
Rosado suffered teenager injuries.
Manning was not on avocation during a time of a incident.
The pile-up stays underneath review and charges are pending.
Manning began his career with a Kissimmee Fire Department on Aug. 25, 2001, and was recently promoted to a arrange of major in Sep of 2012, a city of Kissimmee press recover stated. He was an active member of not usually a Kissimmee Fire Department, though also a member of Florida Task Force 4, that is Central Florida’s Urban Search and Rescue Team. He also was an instructor during a Central Florida Fire Academy and taught stream and destiny firefighters all over a state.
Manning is survived by his wife, siblings and mother.