Galveston Firefighter Killed after Motorcycle CollisionFebruary 27, 2011
On February 27, 2011, Galveston authorities say charges will be filed against a 17 year-old Bellaire teenager after a collision which killed a volunteer firefighter. Reportedly, the teenager was intoxicated and celebrating Mardi Gras in Galveston when he made a U-turn in his pickup on Seawall Boulevard near 83rd Street. Sources say the pickup then collided with a motorcycle driven by the firefighter. Reportedly, the motorcyclist passed away at the scene.