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Fairbury firefighter dies after crashing pickup

Fairbury firefighter dies after crashing pickup

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FAIRBURY, Neb. (AP) _ A Fairbury man has died in a hospital three days after being injured in a crash. 56-year-old Darrell Parker died Wednesday at a Lincoln hospital. He'd been transferred there from Jefferson Community Health Center, where he was taken after Sunday's accident.

Police say Parker was a volunteer firefighter who was headed to a fire when his pickup left a roadway, went into a pasture and struck a tree.         Fairbury Police Chief Chad Sprunk says it's suspected that Parker suffered a medical problem before the crash.

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