Daniel Smith, Hudson firefighter, dies suddenly
Daniel Smith of Hudson died suddenly Wednesday at Regions Hospital in St. Paul after being rushed there the previous night.
The 46-year-old Smith was a 20-year veteran of the Hudson Fire Department. He was a department officer for the past seven years, serving most recently as a lieutenant.
"He had not been ill. That's the whole shocking part of it," said Hudson Fire Chief Jim Frye when contacted about Smith's death on Thursday.