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LifeFlight crew members remembered

July 22, 2005

Albany - A memorial will be held Saturday for three people who died when a LifeFlight helicopter crashed in Worth County five years ago. Pilot Bart Bradshaw, Nurse Renee Chapman and Paramedic Michael Elam were killed in the crash July 24, 2000.

Dougherty EMS is holding a memorial at the U.S. 19 Dragway Saturday night.

Tammye Atkinson with Dougherty EMS said, "The main event race will be dedicated to them. We're going to have a special presentation where the families will be honored. We're going to have a lot of public safety people to do a parade, and we're hoping Air-Med will be able to attend."

The race starts around 7:00PM, with the ceremony starting about 9:00PM Saturday. Public Safety employees will get a discount admission.

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