Funeral planned for Del. City firefighter

January 5, 2009 5:04:22 AM PST
A funeral service is set for 10 a.m. in Delaware City for fallen firefighter Michelle Smith, who was struck and killed by a hit-and-run driver last month while assisting a motorcycle accident victim. The service will be held at the Delaware City Fire Company Memorial Hall and will be followed by a procession to Odd Fellows Ceremony in Smyrna. The graveside ceremony is expected to begin about noon.

Smith is survived by a 12-year-old daughter.

Motorist Joseph Taye of Bear is charged with first-degree murder in Smith's death.

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Information from: WILM-AM, http://www.wilm.com/

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