Deputy Chief Clinton Alvin Beasley and Firefighter Loretta Ann Sykes were directing traffic at the scene where a dump truck got tangled in power lines at Mississippi 589 and Oloh Road (Lamar County, MS) when they were struck by a hit-and-run driver. Both Beasley and Sykes passed away at the scene from injuries sustained when hit. The driver of the vehicle was later apprehended by Lamar County law enforcement.
Sumrall Volunteer Fire Department
12 Water Avenue
Sumrall, Mississippi 39482
Chief: Heath Sumrall
Fatality status is provisional and may change as USFA contacts State Fire Marshals to verify fatality incident information.
|Incident date:||Mar 15, 2017 18:00|
|Date of death:||Mar 15, 2017|
|Cause of death:||Struck By|
|Nature of death:||Trauma|
|Activity type:||Scene Safety|
|Duty type:||On-Scene Non-Fire|
|Fixed property use:||Street/Road|