1 Dead, 2 Firefighters Hurt After Fiery Crash in Hunt County

One person has died and two firefighters injured after a fiery crash Thursday morning in Hunt County, authorities say.

(Published Thursday, Dec. 14, 2017)

One person has died and two firefighters injured after a fiery crash Thursday morning in Hunt County, authorities say.

Authorities said the crash occurred on Texas 34 at Farm-to-Market Road 2101 shortly before 6 a.m.

According to Lonny Haschel, Texas Department of Safety spokesman, a Cash Volunteer Fire Department truck crashed and flipped onto its side after swerving to avoid a vehicle that pulled out in front of it. The second vehicle crashed and caught fire.

Two firefighters were taken to a hospital with injuries not considered to be life threatening. The driver in the second vehicle was deceased at the scene, Haschel said.

Texas State Troopers were investigating the crash.

No further information was released.