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John Blumenthal

John Blumenthal

AFFTON MO (KTVI) – The Glendale Fire Department is mourning the loss of one of their own, killed in a car crash.

St. Louis County Police say firefighter John Blumenthal died when his car hit a tree outside an Affton home.  The 52 year old was taken to the hospital where he died of his injuries. The 17-year veteran leaves behind two children, one 21-years-old, the other 6-years-old.