The firefighter killed in Accomack County has been identified as David R. Chew Jr. by delmarvanow.com. Read more on the incident at FireTruckBlog.com.
A volunteer firefighter with the Bloxom Volunteer Fire and Rescue Company was killed in a crash Monday morning.
Va. State Police say it happened around 11:30 a.m. in the 27000 block of Nelsonia Road, between Route 13 and the Town of Bloxom.
The deceased is a member of the Bloxom Volunteer Fire Co. and was one of two people riding in a fire engine on Nelsonia Road.
State Police Spokeswoman Michelle Anaya confirmed the fatality. At 12:45 p.m. Monday, investigators and crews remain at the scene.
Emergency officials in Accomack County say a volunteer firefighter for the Bloxom Volunter Fire Company died Monday during a single-vehicle crash involving a fire engine.
The identity of the firefighter has not yet been released.