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Missouri: Firefighter Struck and Killed at Highway Incident

Tuesday, June 20, 2017
5-year-old Firefighter Jeffery Sanders was killed, and a 2nd Firefighter, Jacob Hayward, 33, (Mayview, MO) was airlifted to Research Medical Center in Kansas City just after 1800 on Monday June 19, 2017. night. Firefighter Hayward is reported to be in critical condition.

A driver of a Ford struck another vehicle that was stopped in the roadway from behind, which then struck a third vehicle that was also stopped. Both Firefighters were struck and caught underneath that third vehicle as it was sent down an embankment.

They were operating at the scene of a fire and their apparatus was reportedly pulled off the road. More to follow.

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