Pennsylvania: Paramedic starts petition after co-worker hit, killed while responding to crash

A local paramedic is on a personal mission after his friend and co-worker died while on the job.

Michael Bedner is asking people to sign an online petition (CLICK HERE) to raise awareness and increase protections for first responders when they’re called to scenes along roads.

Bedner’s friend, 43-year old Matt Smelser, was hit and killed while responding to a crash on Interstate 70 on Jan. 5.

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