Suffield Firefighter Dies in Crash Near Mountain Road

The fatal crash occurred Wednesday morning near the Congamond Lakes.

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.

Direct any information you have or questions about the accident to perry.robbin@patch.com.

Ben Rodriguez March 28, 2012 at 10:47 PM
I'm saying Prayers for the firefighter who passed away. They do so much and save so many lives.
Debra Hubster March 31, 2012 at 07:05 AM
That is Horrible what happened! God rest his soul & my prayers go out to all his friend, family members & his firefighter buddy's! Just remember to keep the memories & he will always be with you in your hearts! I'm do very sorry :(


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