Dallas Fire-Rescue Driver Engineer Killed in Off-Duty Traffic Accident in Nebraska

The incident that led to his death is under investigation

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Dallas Fire-Rescue is mourning the death of driver engineer Ceasar Rios.

According to Dallas Fire-Rescue, Rios had been with the department for nearly 10 years. His brother, Henry Rios, also works for the department.

Many paid their respects Wednesday to Dallas Fire-Rescue firefighter Ceasar Riot. His body returned to Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport from Omaha, Nebraska, where he died in an off-duty motorcycle accident. Rios was received at the airport and taken to a funeral home. Firefighters lined the bridges over the highway and saluted as the motorcade rolled past.

Dallas Fire-Rescue said Rios blessed the lives of countless others while serving the citizen of the City of Dallas.

Rios died during a traffic accident in Nebraska, Dallas Fire-Rescue said. The department was notified of his death by Nebraska State Troopers early Sunday morning.

The incident that led to his death is under investigation.

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