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Rory “Bud” Swanson, 70 - Shacklefords, VA
Rory “Bud” Swanson Firefighter Lower King & Queen Fire - EMS Shacklefords, VA Age: 70 Gender: Male Status: Volunteer Years of Service: 15 Date of Incident: April 20, 2022 Date of Death: April 20, 2022 On Wednesday, April 20, 2022, Firefighter Rory “Bud” Swanson was out working on fundraising efforts for the department when he was involved in a motor vehicle accident. He was pronounced deceased at the scene. Initial reports are that he suffered a medical emergency which resulted in the accident. Investigation into the incident continues.