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Firefighter Injured in Vehicle Crash in Sweetwater, Tennessee

January 28, 2019

SWEETWATER, TN. – According to a news story reported online at, a firefighter was injured January 17 in a vehicle crash in Sweetwater, Tennessee. Few details about the accident have been reported at this time. The firefighter has not been identified.*

The crash occurred sometime on January 17, but it is not clear when. Reports said two vehicles were involved, but no information was reported about how the crash happened or the circumstances leading to the crash. It took place on Highway 68 in Sweetwater, according to Tennessee Highway Patrol, but Troopers did not indicate where on the highway the accident occurred. 

The call initially came in to the Tennessee Highway Patrol as involving no injuries. When Troopers arrived, they found a fire department vehicle and another vehicle at the scene. It is not clear with which department the fire vehicle and the firefighter were affiliated. The firefighter appeared to be injured and cited neck pain after the accident. 

Emergency crews then transported the firefighter to a nearby hospital for evaluation and potential treatment. The firefighter has not been identified, and is it not clear if he or she was on duty at the time of the wreck. It is also not clear if anyone was in the fire department vehicle besides the one firefighter. 

No information was released about the second vehicle. It does not appear anyone in this vehicle was injured, but this information has not been confirmed. Investigation of the crash is ongoing by Tennessee Highway Patrol Troopers, and no additional information has been released at this time. 

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