Semi Strikes Ky. Firefighters; Son Dead, Mom Hurt

One firefighter was killed, and his mother is fighting for life after they were struck along a Kentucky interstate early Wednesday.

Jonathan French, 23, and his mother, Lisa, 40, were with other Glendale firefighters fighting a vehicle fire when they were struck by a semi, according to Kentucky State Police. 

Lisa French was flown to University of Louisville Hospital. She reportedly suffered a fractured elbow, and is expected to recover, officials said late Wednesday morning. 

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Both were active, dedicated volunteers. And, Glendale Fire Chief Richard Peters is Lisa French's brother, according to local reporters.