Firefighters honor accident victim

April 20, 2009 5:46:37 PM PDT
Houston firefighters paid respects to a woman who died from injuries suffered in the crash of two fire trucks. [SIGN UP: Get headlines and breaking news sent to you]

Dozens of Houston firefighters lined the walls of Saint Martin's Episcopal Church during the funeral of Leigh Boone. The 29-year-old died a week ago Saturday. On March 30, two Houston fire trucks crashed into each other at Westheimer and Dunlavy. One truck hit Boone as she rode her bicycle.

"I think it was a wonderful show of support from them," said Boone's friend Carol Jones. "Obviously they've had a very difficult time this past month as well with all the events that have recently happened. It was a wonderful way of showing respect for Leigh and family."

Investigators say the driver of the ladder truck ran a red light and the trucks collided.

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