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12/24/05-Cherokee County

Volunteer Firefighter Gets In Accident With A Train

A volunteer firefighter who was on his way to help out the fire in Cherokee County, was seriously injured while driving to the blaze. Kenneth Hancock, 35, was driving to the blaze when he was involved in an accident with a train. Hancock was then care-flighted to ETMC in Tyler.

It happened at FM 2064 and FM 2750 shortly after 2:30 p.m.. Hancock was the only person inside the New Summerfield Fire Department truck. The vehicle was mangled in the incident. Authorities are trying to determine how the crash happened. "I don't know the exact specifics of it now," said Sgt. Jimmy Jackson, Department of Public Safety. The troopers are still looking into it to determine the exact cause of the factors."

Officials told us Hancock was listed in serious condition.

Molly Reuter, reporting. mreuter@kltv.com

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