In one of the most disturbing stories you’ll read all week, an Iraq War vet and current firefighter named Dennis Rodeman was killed yesterday in Lansing, MI as he was collecting money for the “Fill the Boot” fundraiser.
While the motive isn’t fully known at the time, a man driving a truck appeared to have driven by Rodeman, become upset about something and circled back to run him over.
The suspect eventually fled on foot and was taken into custody.
What makes this tragic event even more so is that Rodeman was married 2 months ago and his wife was expecting their first child.
Please join us in praying for Rodeman and his loved ones.
From Fox News:
A firefighter and Iraq War veteran was killed in a deliberate hit-and-run, Michigan police say.
Authorities say that a man driving a pickup truck fatally struck 35-year-old firefighter Dennis Rodeman in Lansing yesterday following a confrontation. Rodeman had been collecting money for a “Fill the Boot” fundraiser at the time.
Lansing police Capt. Jim Kraus said that the 22-year-old suspect “was upset for whatever reason” and circled back to deliberately hit Rodeman with his vehicle. The suspect left the scene in his pickup truck and eventually fled on foot before he was caught by police.