Texas officer, firefighter killed while working crash

8 months 1 week 1 day ago Saturday, January 11 2020 Jan 11, 2020 January 11, 2020 1:46 PM January 11, 2020 in News - AP Texas Headlines

LUBBOCK, Texas (AP) - Officials say two Texas first responders were killed and another was injured after they were hit by a vehicle while working the scene of a traffic accident during icy conditions resulting from severe storms that moved through the area. The first responders were at the scene of two separate accidents on Interstate 27 around 8:30 a.m. Saturday in Lubbock when a vehicle traveling southbound crossed into the median and hit two Lubbock firefighters and one Lubbock police officer. The officer died at the scene while a firefighter died at a local hospital. Another firefighter is in critical condition.

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