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Motorist killed, firefighters injured when semi truck overturns on top of previous crash scene 


Two firefighters were injured by a semi truck while responding to a previous wreck in Texas on Monday afternoon. 

The accident happened on June 6th in Centerville at around 3:20 p.m. 

According to Firehouse News, firefighters were responding to an accident between a sedan and a pickup truck on Interstate 45 when a semi truck slammed into the stopped sedan. The force of the impact pushed the sedan into the pickup  truck and caused the rig to overturn, striking two firefighters. 

21-year-old firefighter Colton Adams was transported by helicopter with critical injuries. 46-year-old Clint Franklin was also transported to the hospital by helicopter, but was treated and released the same day. 

“Colton is in stable condition with a long recovery but will need continuous prayers. Please continue praying for Colton, Clint, their families and for Centerville VFD,” wrote the Marquez Volunteer Fire Department in a Facebook post. 

The driver of the sedan was pronounced dead at the scene. The pickup driver and trucker were taken to a nearby hospital with minor injuries. 


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