Service planned Thursday for two med techs killed in Jupiter crash

AMBULANCE

Lahiri Garcia, (left) and Paul Besaw

A celebration of life for Paul Besaw and Lahiri Garcia, the two medical technicians killed in a vehicle crash, is planned Thursday at 10 a.m. at Christ Fellowship in Palm Beach Gardens.

Garcia and Besaw worked for American Medical Response.

Garcia, a 23-year employee who lived in Port St. Lucie, was a critical care supervisor. Besaw, a 17-year employee who lived in Lake Worth, was a critical care paramedic and supervisor, according to AMR.

The two men were alone in the ambulance and on their way to the AMR station on Indian Creek Drive west of Central Boulevard on June 1 when the crash occurred at about 3 a.m.

For information, contact Daniel.southwick@evhc.net.

Fire rescue and emergency medical technicians from around the county and state are expected to attend the celebration of life service.

A procession for agencies to participate is being arranged by Palm Beach County Fire Rescue and AMR.

All units will be going from Jupiter Station to Christ Fellowship at 5343 Northlake Boulevard.

The celebration of life is free and open to the public.

The procession is planned to start at 9 .m. at the AMR Station at Courtyard Gardens of Jupiter at Indian Creek Drive West and Central Boulevard in Jupiter.

The planned route is:

  • South on Central Blvd to Indian Creek Parkway.
  • East on Indian Creek Parkway to Military Trail.
  • South on Military Trail to Northlake Blvd.
  • West on Northlake Blvd to Christ Fellowship Church.

 

Crash was on Indiantown Road, west of Military Trail

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