Stanly County volunteer firefighter killed during on-duty crash

  • Source: WBTV-TV Channel 3
  • Published: 06/11/2018 06:21 AM

A Stanly County volunteer firefighter was killed in a wreck while in the line of duty Sunday evening. According to the East Side Volunteer Fire Department, Dakota Snavely was killed in a wreck after leaving a friend's house near Oakboro. He was headed to Morrow Mountain State Park to respond to a water rescue, crews said. Crews posted about the tragic incident Monday morning around 6 a.m. Fire Chief William A. Efird released this statement Monday: "Again, please say a prayer for this family, his fire family, and this community." There's no word on what caused the wreck.


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