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First responders of I-75 tragedy honored at ceremony

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The actions of medical staff and professionals who assisted during the fatal I-75 crashes in January are being commemorated this week. Alachua County Sheriff Sadie Darnell hosted a ceremony yesterday to honor medical staff and professionals who sprang to action in the face of disaster. Florida’s 89.1, WUFT-FM’s Kelsey Diaz was at the ceremony and heard just how many people played a role in relief efforts on the days surrounding the crashes.

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