Police cars, motorcycles, firetrucks and ambulances flooded downtown Minneapolis Thursday afternoon to honor health care workers and Hennepin County EMS paramedic Karl Meek, who died Tuesday.
The procession shut down what little traffic there was in downtown Minneapolis, as emergency vehicles circled Hennepin Healthcare with lights and sirens blaring. Hospital workers in scrubs and masks waved to the parade from the skyway.
Masked Hennepin County paramedics and EMS workers stood at attention, lining Seventh Street as Sheriff Dave Hutchinson walked the line to offer his condolences and the parade of vehicles stopped to pay their respects.
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