Cleveland – Firefighter Killed in Fiery Collision on SH 105
Posted on Tuesday, August 13th, 2019 at 8:48 am
A fatal head-on crash involving an 18-wheeler truck took place on State Highway 105 near Cleveland, Friday evening.
According to initial reports, the accident happened at around 8:00 p.m. near County Road 2266. Police said that an undescribed vehicle was seen traveling along SH 105 when, for reasons that had not yet been determined, it collided with an 18-wheeler truck containing highly canisters of apple juice. The impact of the collision was so great that it caused the truck to burst in flames shortly after.
When authorities arrived at the scene, they found a man lying on the ground lifeless. He was identified as a 35-year-old Atascocita firefighter. He was on his way home when the tragic accident occurred.
No one else was injured.
Hazmat crews are working to clean the debris, barrels and diesel fuel that spilled as a result of the crash, officials said.
The crash is still under investigation.
We express our deepest condolences to the family and relatives of the deceased victim. May God grant you the strength you need to get through this difficult moment in your life. We strongly believe that authorities will do everything to bring those responsible to justice.
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