This from Tim Olk:
West Burlington Iowa Fire Department Line Of Duty Death Firefighter Jim ” Franco ” Franciskovich
Excerpts from wqad.com:
West Burlington Fire Department Firefighter James Franciskovich, 52, and two others were headed to the State Fire School in Ames, Iowa on Friday evening, Feb. 24, when they were involved in a car crash near Pella.
Chief Ryan told authorities that the car they were in hit a patch of ice around 6:30 p.m. The Iowa State Patrol reported that the car rolled on its top. Franciskovich died of his injuries. The two others were treated at a hospital and then released.
Franciskovich was a member of the West Burlington Fire Department for more than 15 years. He is survived by his wife, two daughters, one stepdaughter and one stepson.