HANOVER COUNTY, Va. (WTVR) – State police identified the Hanover firefighter killed Thursday night as Lt. Brad Clark.
Clark was killed and three others firefighters were injured after their firetruck was rear-ended on I-295 in Hanover County Thursday night. Sgt. Keeli L. Hill with Virginia State Police said troopers responded to the two-vehicle crash involving a fatality at southbound I-295 near Pole Green Road at 9 p.m.
“The trooper’s preliminary investigation reveals that Hanover Fire Engine and EMS was on scene providing assistance with a two-vehicle crash with all of its emergency equipment activated, when a tractor-trailer traveling southbound struck the engine in the rear,” Hill said.
Hanover County Fire-EMS Lieutenant Killed in the Line of Duty— Hanover Fire-EMS (@HanoverFireEMS1) October 12, 2018
Hanover County, Virginia.
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