NC firefighter killed and another injured after truck overturns



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LOUISBURG, N.C. — A firefighter was killed and another was injured after a fire truck overturned in Franklin County, reported WRAL.

The tanker truck overturned Tuesday around 5 p.m. when it hit a culvert on a curve in the road.

The Franklin County Sheriff’s Office said the truck was headed to a call when it overturned after hitting a culvert in the Louisburg’s Lake Royale community.

The driver died and the passenger is being treated at a hospital, authorities said.

They have not released the names of the firefighters.

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