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Chesterfield fire recruit dies

By BECKY ROBINETTE WRIGHT, Senior Correspondent | July 06, 2021 | VIRGINIA

Story No. 070621119

CHESTERFIELD,VA- Chesterfield Fire and EMS recruit Tyvaughn Elderidge, who was 26 years old, of Richmond, passed away on July 3. Aldridge suffered a medical emergency during daily physical training on July 1.

Chesterfield Fire Chief Edward L. Senter,Jr. , said, " We are heartbroken by this sudden loss and our sincere condolences go out to firefighter Tyvaughn Elderidge's family and friends. This is a tragic loss of an amazing young man who made the commitment to serve his community. Firefighter Elderidge will always be Chesterfield Fire and EMS family."

Privacy is requested for the family and the Department at this time.

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