LODD: 2 Wis. FFs killed when tractor trailer crashes into apparatus
The Mineral Point Fire Department crew was attempting to turn into an emergency crossover lane when the crash occurred
By Rachel Engel
MINERAL POINT, Wis. — Two Mineral Point firefighters were killed when the apparatus they were in collided with a tractor trailer, according to the Iowa County Sheriff’s Office.
The MPFD crew was responding to reports of a crash scene and was attempting to turn into an emergency crossover when the crash occurred, killing both members.
The driver of the tractor trailer was uninjured. The names of the firefighters have not been released.
Area first responder agencies offered their condolences to the friends and family of the fallen on social media: