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.