Memorial service held for victim of Metro smoke incident

Friends and family members of Carol Glover packed a Capitol Hill church on Monday to say goodbye. Glover is the woman who died during last week's Metro malfunction.

The Medical Examiner ruled Glover died of acute respiratory failure due to smoke exposure. She was trapped, along with other passengers, on a Virginia-bound Yellow Line train that got stuck in the tunnel near the L'Enfant Plaza station and filled with smoke.

Monday's services for Glover were held at the Capitol Hill Baptist Church in northeast D.C.

Glover's oldest son, Anthony Glover, spoke to FOX 5 about his mom and her life. With love and gratitude, he thanked the man who stayed with his mom until help arrived, calling him family. At the service, Anthony Glover talked about how his mother struggled with asthma, even as far back as when he was a child.

Anthony Glover personally addressed the man who stayed with his mom, and said he took comfort knowing someone was with as she suffered.

Those who spoke of Carol Glover described as a woman with a strong Christian faith who inspired many to look in the bright side of life.  They also said they loved her smile.

Anthony Glover declined to comment on the investigation, instead staying focused on celebrating his mother.

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