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Former Martin Township Fire Chief killed in off-road accident


MARTIN (WKZO) --Funeral services are planned for Friday for the former Fire Chief of Martin Township who died over the weekend in an ATV accident on his property in Martin Township.

Everett Gilson died Saturday night about a quarter mile into a wooded area on his property off 13th Street.

Gilson was a member of the Township Fire Department for over half a century, spending 17 years as chief.

He was also the owner of Martin Hardware.

He is survived by a wife and three children.

Gilson was 82.