Brad Clark, Lieutenant

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On Thursday, Oct. 11, 2018, at approximately 2100hrs, the Virginia State Police responded to a two-vehicle crash involving a fatality at southbound I-295, north of exit 38B.
The trooper’s preliminary investigation revealed that Hanover County Fire and EMS was on-scene providing assistance with a two-vehicle crash with all of its emergency equipment activated, when a tractor trailer traveling southbound struck the engine in the rear.
A total of three Fire and EMS personnel were injured in the crash with one of them, Lieutenant Brad Clark, succumbing to his injuries at the scene. The other two were transported to the hospital with serious injuries sustained at the scene from the crash. The driver of the tractor trailer had to be extricated from the cab of the truck and was transported for treatment with serious injuries.

Department information

Hanover County Fire and EMS – Station 6
PO Box 470
Hanover, Virginia 23069

Chief: Jethro H. Piland, III

Fatality status is provisional and may change as USFA contacts State Fire Marshals to verify fatality incident information.

Age: 43
Rank: Lieutenant
Classification: Career
Incident date: October 11, 2018 21:00
Date of death: October 11, 2018
Cause of death: Struck By
Nature of death: Trauma
Activity type: Other
Emergency duty: Yes
Duty type: Other On-Duty
Fixed property use: Street/Road