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Remembering Tom

Remembering Tom

September 10, 2015

Tom Zbyszewski, a rising junior from Carlton, Washington, was among three U.S. Forest Service firefighters killed in a vehicle crash on the night of Wednesday, August 19th. Zybszewski was fighting wildfires for his second summer as part of a five-person Forest Service engine crew. The vehicle crash...

Whitman Student Among Three Firefighters Killed in Crash

Whitman Student Among Three Firefighters Killed in Crash

Sarah Cornett and Lachlan Johnson

August 20, 2015

A Whitman student was among three U.S. Forest Service firefighters killed in a vehicle crash on Wednesday night near Twisp, Washington. The student, Tom Zbyszewski, was a rising junior from Carlton, Washington. He was 20 years old. At Whitman, Tom was a physics major and lived in Lyman House. He was...

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