MERIDIAN, Miss. — Authorities say a firetruck in Mississippi crashed while responding to a call, killing one firefighter and injuring two others.

The Meridian Star ( reports that the crash happened Friday in Meridian, a city near the Alabama state line.

Fire Chief Anthony Clayton is quoted by the newspaper as saying that the truck rolled over on its way to an equipment-trailer fire.

Clayton did not immediately release the names of the firefighters.

Information from: The Meridian Star,

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