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Tony Grider

Campbellsville Fire Rescue Capt. Tony Grider and firefighter Alex Quinn were injured from high-voltage electric shocks while assisting students of the Campbellsville University marching band participate in an "ALS Ice Bucket Challenge" event.

On Sept. 20, 2014, the two firefighters were in the extended bucket of the truck's ladder, spraying water on the band members when a surge of electricity arced from nearby power lines and shocked them. 

Both men were rushed to University of Louisville Hospital, Grider in critical condition and Quinn listed in serious condition.

Quinn recovered and was released from the hospital 26 days after the incident, but Grider succumbed to his injuries a few days later.

Grider is survived by his wife, Gena, sons Jacob and Jordan, step-daughters Alexa and Courtney, a step-son Nick Dabney, his parents Orvis and Shirley, and his sister Tammy.

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