via Greeley TribuneFirefighter Steve Kuzik
The Weld County Coroner has identified the victim of Thursday’s fatal hit-and-run crash as 58-year-old Greeley firefighter Steven Michael Kuzik.
Kuzik was a 21-year veteran firefighter who was on his way to work at the time of the crash, according to a Greeley police news release. He was taken to North Colorado Medical Center in serious condition following the crash, which took place about 6:30 a.m. in the 1300 block of 5th Street. He was pronounced dead at 7:12 a.m., the release stated.
Kuzik was awarded the Firefighter of the Year for the Greeley Fire Department two years ago.
“We are keeping the family of firefighter Steve Kuzik and the Greeley Fire Department in our thoughts and prayers,” the Greeley police news release stated.
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