Firefighter killed in Hanover County Crash

Picture from Virginia State Police from the scene of a deadly crash in Hanover County
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HANOVER Co., Va. (WDBJ7) - State Police say a firefighter was killed in a crash in Hanover County on Thursday evening.

They say the Hanover County Fire and EMS stopped at a crash scene on I-295 for another two-vehicle crash.

Police say despite having its emergency lights on, one of the stopped fire engines was rear-ended by a tractor trailer.

According to police, the impact of that crash struck four firefighters.

They say Lt. Brad Clark died at the scene and the three others were taken to VCU Medical Center for treatment of serious injuries.

State Police say the driver of the tractor trailer was also sent to the hospital for treatment.

The crash is under investigation and charges are pending.