By Jennifer McRae

(CBS4) – First responders, family and friends honored Paramedic Battalion Chief Mark Smith on Wednesday. Smith died of COVID-19 on Nov. 7.

(credit: Brighton Police)

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He worked for Platte Valley Ambulance Service and was remembered as a teacher, mentor, coach and role model.

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Mark Smith (credit: Brighton Police)

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Smith was honored for his service over the past 14 years. Fire trucks hoisted an American flag outside Orchard Church. A procession followed the service.

Jennifer McRae