Fla. Paramedics Allegedly Joked About ‘Hog-Tying’ Death

When he was asked to provide specifics about the jokes, several attorneys objected & Loukinen didn't elaborate


 
 

ELGIN JONES, South Florida Times | | Friday, May 4, 2012


FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. — An incident in which motorist Oral Brown was involved in a single-car crash, and died after being “hog-tied” and strapped face down to a gurney by Broward Sheriff’s deputies and Broward County paramedics, was the butt of jokes by some emergency medical services personnel.

According to his deposition taken in a lawsuit filed over the incident , Kenneth Loukinen, one of the paramedics who responded to the scene, was asked if the incident was discussed in the fire-rescue division.

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