Per the Wisconsin State Firefighters Memorial:

Active Duty Death Notification – Our condolences to the family, friends, and fire family of firefighter Ryan Moyer of the Waldo Fire Department. Ryan died Saturday, February 4th. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all during this difficult time.

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Sheboygan County is mourning the loss of one of its volunteer firefighters who died Saturday in a crash near Adell.

Just before 4:30 PM on Saturday, February 4th, the Sheboygan County Sheriff’s Department received a call regarding a motor vehicle crash involving a pick-up truck at Blueberry Lane and Pheasant Valley Road in the Town of Lyndon.

The sheriff’s department identified the driver as Ryan T. Moyer, who was a volunteer firefighter at the Waldo Fire Department.

Earlier in the day, Moyer and three others went out to post flyers for the for the 43rd annual Waldo Fire Department Brat Fry scheduled for Sunday, March 12th. Moyer and two friends were reportedly returning from the Random Lake Pizzeria when the truck went off the roadway, through a ditch and into a field. When first responders firefighters arrived, they found Moyer trapped.

26 year old Nicholas A. TeBeest was air lifed by Flight for Life and is recovering at Froedtert Hospital. 26 year old Tyler J. Collins of Waldo was taken to Aurora Sheboygan Memorial Medical Center by ambulance. Collins is also a volunteer firefighter.

According to firefighters, Moyer was a dedicated family man who was passionate about firefighting and serving his community. In 2015, he was name Firefighter of the Year. Moyer leaves behind a wife, Julie, and a three month old son.

Below is a statement posted by the Silver Creek Fire Department:

As of Sunday morning, funeral arrangements had not yet been announced.

The investigation into the crash is ongoing according to the Sheboygan County Sheriff’s Department. Speed and alcohol are being investigated at as potential factors.

thanks Asher