Ark. volunteer FF dies after being hit by vehicle at crash scene
Sedgwick Volunteer Fire Department Chief Wes Adams was airlifted to a hospital in critical condition before succumbing to his injuries
Duty Death: Wesley “Wes” Adams - [Sedgwick, Arkansas]
End of Service: 12/07/2021
By Leila Merrill
SEDGWICK, Ark. — A fire official with the Sedgwick Volunteer Fire Department died after being struck at a crash scene.
On Monday, Chief Wes Adams was working a three-vehicle crash on Highway 67 when he was hit by another vehicle, according to a Facebook post by the Black Rock Volunteer Fire Department.
Adams was in critical condition after being airlifted to a hospital in Jonesboro, Region 8 News reported. He died Tuesday as a result of his injuries.
The incident is under investigation.