Mississippi firefighter dies in crash on way to weekend fire

Mississippi authorities say a 34-year-old volunteer firefighter died when his car overturned as he drove to a weekend fire.

Posted: Nov 5, 2018 10:18 AM

MAGEE, Miss. (AP) — Mississippi authorities say a 34-year-old volunteer firefighter died when his car overturned as he drove to a weekend fire.

Tutor Funeral Home in Magee says the wreck occurred Saturday. Dustin Grubbs' funeral is scheduled Wednesday afternoon at First Baptist Church of Magee, with visitation Tuesday evening at the funeral home.

WLBT-TV reports that Grubbs had been a member of the Magee Fire Department for two years. The fire department will hold a candlelight vigil Wednesday evening for him.

Grubbs is survived by his wife and four children.

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