South Dakota Firefighter Cited for Crash

A Pierre, S.D. firefighter was cited for a March 29 accident involving a ladder truck and two cars.

A spokesperson from the South Dakota Department of Public Safety said the firefighter was responding to a call during rainy conditions.

The truck was approaching an intersection when the driver lost control of the vehicle - sliding off the road and into two other vehicles which were pulled over to let the truck by.

Two people were treated at a local hospital and released.

The firefighter was cited for overdriving road conditions.

The Capital Journal, a South Dakota newspaper, reports that the firefighter's name is Adam Sitzman. The newspaper also reports that the fire Sitzman was responding to turned out to be a false alarm.

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