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Guy burned in KOMO chopper accident is a member of the Gay community

by Shaun Knittel – SGN Associate Editor Richard Newman, 38, was driving along Broad Road in Seattle Tuesday morning every time a KOMO news helicopter crashed on to his car, engulfing his red car in flames and eliminating chopper pilot Gary Pfitzner plus photographer Bill Strothman. The Ruler County Medical Examiner’s office announced Wednesday that Pfitzner, 59, died of blunt force trauma to the head, torso and extremities, plus Strothman, 62, died of straight-forward force injuries to the head, throat, torso and extremities. The accident was ruled an accident. Newman, a good openly Gay man and member of the Emerald City Softball Organization (ECSA), nearly died as well. He or she spent an unbearable 90 seconds caught inside his burning car prior to he was able to get out on his own. When he ran from the car, according to witnesses, Newman was still on fire. A Fisher Plaza security guard went to Newman’s aid. Newman experienced second- and third-degree burns on

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