Private Grady died after Engine 17 and Hook and Ladder 9 collided at Vandeventer and Easton while responding to an alarm. The accident also claimed the lives of Privates William Crump and Clarence Paschang.
Private Grady was the only African-American to be killed in the line of duty, up until Captain Derek Martin in 2002.
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