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Va. medic, 19, dies unexpectedly from heart complications

The community is mourning the death of Jordan Kuzik; he received an award for cardiac arrest treatment seven months after graduating and was set to marry his high school sweetheart in May

CHESTERFIELD, Va. — The Chesterfield community is mourning the sudden loss of 19-year-old Jordan Kuzik, a Chesterfield paramedic and son of a Chesterfield County Police sergeant.

Jordan died unexpectedly Thursday from heart complications. He was a graduate from Chesterfield Fire and EMS Volunteer Recruit School #27. Seven months after graduating he received an EMS Lifesaver Award for treating a patient who was in cardiac arrest. He was set to marry his high school sweetheart, Monica, in March.

Several fundraiser's have been planned to help with Jordan's burial and other expenses.

Read full storyChesterfield paramedic, 19, dies from heart complications

NBC12.com - Richmond, VA News
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Clifton Castleman Clifton Castleman Tuesday, January 28, 2014 3:29:38 PM This is so sad! Our thoughts and prayers are with his family, friends, and colleagues!
Howard Walker Howard Walker Tuesday, January 28, 2014 3:30:28 PM Rest in peace brother!
MONOC - New Jersey's Hospital Service Corporation MONOC - New Jersey's Hospital Service Corporation Tuesday, January 28, 2014 3:32:07 PM On behalf of the men and women of MONOC EMS, we extend our deepest sympathy for the profound loss of our brother Paramedic Jordan Kuzik.
Ellen McElvenney Vaughan Ellen McElvenney Vaughan Tuesday, January 28, 2014 3:33:00 PM Prayers going out for his family, fiancee and the brothers and sisters he left behind at Chesterfield Fire Department.
John Lucas John Lucas Tuesday, January 28, 2014 3:35:29 PM Everyone get your Flu shots!! REST IN PEACE, BROTHER, WE GOT IT FROM HERE...
Nyles Thorne Nyles Thorne Tuesday, January 28, 2014 3:46:33 PM RIP Brother.
Mindibeth Dorfman Wynne Mindibeth Dorfman Wynne Tuesday, January 28, 2014 4:01:14 PM Remembering fallen brothers. We'll take it from here.
Kevin Clark Kevin Clark Tuesday, January 28, 2014 4:05:10 PM Rest in peace brother, we'll take it from here.
Sarah Payne Sarah Payne Tuesday, January 28, 2014 4:23:25 PM Thoughts and prayers to his family, his friends and his department. Such an incredible young man will surely be missed by all who knew him. God be with you all in this time of sorrow.
Chuck Boyer Chuck Boyer Tuesday, January 28, 2014 4:34:14 PM RIP
Rick Young Rick Young Tuesday, January 28, 2014 4:44:44 PM Sincere condolences from British Columbia's Paramedics....
Kevin Bell Kevin Bell Tuesday, January 28, 2014 5:08:58 PM On behalf of all EMS and Fire personnel here in the Bahamas, we also would like express our deepest sympathy to the family+ expected wife of Jordan and to our comrades in Chesterfield Virginia.
Jaime DeJesus Jaime DeJesus Tuesday, January 28, 2014 5:20:41 PM RIP
Paul Edward Morris Paul Edward Morris Tuesday, January 28, 2014 5:27:00 PM Condolences from here in North Rose Hill Kirkland Washington.... Too many Passings lately... I don't know really how much more I can take seeing my Brothers, and Sisters going on their " Last Call ".... Paul E. Morris CMA RMA MST EMT BDLS Volunteer MCI Medical Assistant / EMT WAserv Seattle King County Public Health Reserve Corps Bainbridge Island Ambulance Association Carnation Duvall Medical Reserve Corps...
Todd Smith Todd Smith Tuesday, January 28, 2014 6:10:06 PM RIP young man, you were an angel that the Lord needed back home
Sharon Zachry Sharon Zachry Tuesday, January 28, 2014 6:42:09 PM I extend my deepest condolences to the family of such a young man from the Havre de Grace Ambulance Corps in Havre de Grace, MD. My heart and prayers are with you.
Brad Day Brad Day Tuesday, January 28, 2014 6:50:39 PM From Pueblo of Acoma sending our condolences
Delcey Avery Delcey Avery Tuesday, January 28, 2014 7:49:41 PM May you rest in peace. May God put his hand on your families shoulders and give them strength to get through this very hard time in their lives. I pray for all who has lost their Children to me does not seem like the right circle of life. I also pray for everyone who has lost any loved one's in their lives as it hurts no matter what. I say these prayers and thank you sweet young man for giving your life in a very strong and caring way. God Bless. In Jesus Chirst's Name Amen.
Mary Grech Mary Grech Tuesday, January 28, 2014 8:23:39 PM Rest in Peace Brother, Rest in Peace!
Glenda Lovejoy Glenda Lovejoy Tuesday, January 28, 2014 10:05:49 PM A tragic loss. My condolences to family and friends.
Tim Foppiano Tim Foppiano Tuesday, January 28, 2014 11:52:59 PM On behalf of the Alpine Fire /EMS Wyoming. Our condolences on the loss of our brother. May The Lord watch over him, his family, and all who know and love him.
Robert Gift Robert Gift Wednesday, January 29, 2014 1:03:08 AM So sorry. Condolences to Monica and his parents and loved ones.
Jim Frey Jim Frey Wednesday, January 29, 2014 5:36:49 AM Rest in Peace..
Sammi Bee Sammi Bee Wednesday, January 29, 2014 5:39:18 AM My thoughts and prayers go out to both his families .... both in blood and EMS... Such a tragedy to lose such a young life so soon .....
Shannon Busby Shannon Busby Wednesday, January 29, 2014 6:33:21 AM On behalf of EMS and FIRE companies in Sullivan county Missouri we offer our deepest condolences to the family of ourfalling brothern fire fighter/paramedic
Jay Mac Jay Mac Wednesday, January 29, 2014 7:51:28 AM I wish your family the best. R.I.P.
Herb Ingram Herb Ingram Wednesday, January 29, 2014 9:47:54 AM Our prayers from Lancaster County, PA. Well done Son!
Cathy Shanshala Stout Cathy Shanshala Stout Wednesday, January 29, 2014 10:52:41 AM How horribly tragic.
Tracy Eldridge Tracy Eldridge Wednesday, January 29, 2014 11:04:36 AM RIP Brother :(
Thomas Bettenhausen Thomas Bettenhausen Wednesday, January 29, 2014 11:12:28 AM Too sad.....
Nicol Vfd Nicol Vfd Wednesday, January 29, 2014 12:42:00 PM REST IN PEACE OUR BROTHER !
Cathy A Fisher Allen Cathy A Fisher Allen Wednesday, January 29, 2014 12:46:08 PM RIP Paramedic Jordan Kuzik, Our Families thoughts and prayers are with his family, friends, and colleagues!
Darcie Kraft Kuzik Darcie Kraft Kuzik Thursday, January 30, 2014 4:49:50 PM This was a miss print, Jordan did not have the flu, I really wish Channel 12 would retract that bit of information. Thank you everyone for the support.
Zach Smith Zach Smith Thursday, January 30, 2014 5:39:19 PM Way to young to go, wish I could have taken your place.
Michael R. Spence Michael R. Spence Friday, January 31, 2014 5:14:49 AM On behalf of the Manitoba Paramedic Honour Guard we would like to offer our sincere condolences to the family, friends and coworkers of Jordan. Rest In Peace brother.
John Bruton John Bruton Saturday, February 01, 2014 12:57:27 PM So tragic, Rest in Peace Jordan.

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