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Claude René Dionne. Image: Ambulance New Brunswick/Twitter

Paramedics Mourn Colleague’s Sudden Passing

By Tamara Steele Aug 23, 2022 | 7:16 AM

New Brunswick paramedics are mourning one of their own.

Claude René Dionne died suddenly on Saturday during his shift.

Dionne, known as “René” by many, began his career with Ambulance New Brunswick in 2007.

He was stationed in the Saint-Quentin area with the Rapid Response Unit.

On Twitter, Ambulance New Brunswick offered condolences to his family, friends and colleagues and join everyone who mourns “this untimely and tragic loss among our ranks.”

The message notes the strong bonds among first responders and how grief is felt across all of their organizations like a loss in a family.



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