Bayonne pays tribute to fallen FDNY worker at annual St. Patrick's Day parade

BAYONNE – The St. Patrick’s Day celebrations aren’t quite finished in Bayonne.

But along with exciting festivities at this year’s annual parade there was some sadness, as workers with the FDNY marched alongside McCabe Ambulance to honor their fallen colleague.

Yadira Arroyo, a 44-year-old mother of five, was fatally struck by her own ambulance in the Bronx on Thursday when authorities say Jose Gonzalez tried to steal the vehicle.

Members from Station 26 where Arroyo worked were invited to join Bayonne on Friday after Mickey McCabe, founder of McCabe Ambulance, noticed the department’s banner at New York City’s parade. He said …read more

Source: Hudson

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