Unrestrained firefighter dies in Bienville Parish

By Nikki Henderson | nhenderson@ktalnews.tv

Published 07/01 2014 12:29PM

Updated 07/01 2014 12:31PM

A firefighter is dead after a single-vehicle accident near Mount Olive.

The crash happened shortly after 10:30 p.m. Monday on LA Hwy 155. 

Robert Thomas, 52, of Quitman was traveling north in a fire truck when he entered a curve and drifted off the roadway.  Thomas then overcorrected, crossed the center line and crashed into a ditch. 

Thomas died at the scene. A routine toxicology sample was obtained from Thomas for analysis. 

The crash remains under investigation.

Copyright 2015 Nexstar Broadcasting, Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.

Top Videos

Featured Coupon


Featured Business