A violent car crash killed a Suffield volunteer firefighter Wednesday morning.
The confirmed that one of its members had died Wednesday and directed inquiries to Suffield Police.
The crash took place at approximately 8:30 a.m. on Old Mountain Road near Route 168 (Mountain Road), close to the Congamond Lakes, according to The Hartford Courant.
The Courant said a Jeep driven by the firefighter was involved in a collision with a pick-up truck. The firefighter died instantly. The driver of the pick-up truck received injuries that were not life threatening and was transferred to a hospital in the area.
The firefighter had a birthday party Tuesday night at one of Suffield's firehouses, according to the Courant.
Suffield Patch is gathering more information about the fatal accident and is awaiting information from the Suffield Police Department.
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