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Las Vegas firefighter dies 15 years after injury during line of duty

Posted: 5:17 AM, May 03, 2018
Updated: 2018-05-03 19:34:25Z
Vegas firefighter dies 15 years after injury
Vegas firefighter dies 15 years after injury

Flags are lowered this morning in honor of a Las Vegas firefighter who died earlier this week from injuries he sustained in 2003.

Capt. Theo Adams was injured when the fire truck he was riding in overturned while responding to a call.

The driver of the fire truck was later cited and fined for driving too fast for the circumstances.

Adams was paralyzed from the neck down after the crash. He died on Tuesday night at his home.