Follow-up: ‘Extreme sadness’ after Lenoir County fire department leader killed by truck

  • Source: wncn
  • Published: 08/08/2017 12:00 AM

The president of a North Carolina volunteer fire department was killed when he was struck by a pickup truck as he walked with his wife along a rural road. The N.C. Highway Patrol told local media outlets that 54-year-old Bobby Glenn Deaver was killed as he walked with his back to traffic on a rural road southwest of Kinston in Lenoir County. Deaver’s wife, who was walking on the shoulder, wasn’t hurt. Deaver was president of the Southwood Volunteer Fire Department and an active firefighter.


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