Responding Pa. Firefighter Killed in Crash

A Pennsylvania firefighter responding to a wreck was killed Monday after he lost control of his personal vehicle and it was hit broadside.

The 20-year-old Quentin Volunteer Fire Company volunteer was less than a mile from the fire department when he crossed the center line while traveling eastbound and lost control of his car, according to WHTM.

Cornwall Boro Police Chief Bruce Harris said the firefighter's name will be released after his family is notified.

The firefighter's vehicle was broadsided by a van driving westbound. The chief said he died on impact. 

A Lititz man in the van was taken to Penn State Hershey Medical Center for treatment, the station reported. 

Harris said that members of the Quentin Volunteer Fire Company were the first at the scene, but when it was discovered that the man killed in the crash was one of their own, the Mount Gretna Fire Company relieved them of their duties.

More information will be posted when it becomes available. 

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