Mark Horton

(Elyria) – As many as 1,000 firefighters from the United States and Canada are expected in Lorain County Saturday for the funeral for former Elyria firefighter and Sheffield Township Trustee Mark Horton. Horton died Sunday in a two-vehicle crash on Route 58 in Wellington while on his way to a union event.

The Morning Journal reports as many as 75 fire trucks are expected for the funeral procession.

Photo courtesy Ohio Association of Professional Firefighters

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Tom Moore has been a news anchor and reporter for Newsradio WTAM 1100 since 1995. He has won a number of awards from the Society of Professional Journalists, the Press Club of Cleveland, and The Associated Press.