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Published August 20, 2013, 04:10 PM

Unlikely friendship forms out of tragedy

An unlikely friendship formed in the worst moments. Altru Paramedic Chuck Baskerville was on the scene when McCain Endres's motorcycle collided with a car in May. It was after McCain's funeral that Baskerville reached out to McCain's father, Tom.

By: Victor Correa, WDAZ

An unlikely friendship formed in the worst moments. Altru Paramedic Chuck Baskerville was on the scene when McCain Endres's motorcycle collided with a car in May. It was after McCain's funeral that Baskerville reached out to McCain's father, Tom.

Chuck lost his 19-year-old daughter, Kelly, in 2005 from a car wreck. Baskerville is no stranger to what McCain's memorial site means to his friends and family. An ordinance passed by the city earlier this year will remove the mementos from the light pole and replace it with a sign. Working with the city, Tom, Chuck, and city leaders are hoping to preserve the site not only for McCain, but friends and family as well.

Both Tom and Chuck say that friends of McCain often camp out at the memorial.

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