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Firefighters involved in fatal crash

LANIER COUNTY, GA (WALB) - Tragedy in Lanier County.  Two brothers who served their community as volunteer firefighters were involved in a wreck responding to a call.

One of them was killed.  The other seriously injured.

Derrick Edward North died in the crash late Monday afternoon.  Chad North was critically injured.

They were in this Stockton Volunteer Fire Department truck driving north on Highway 129.  As they went through the intersection of Highway 84, the truck apparently swerved to avoid a car.

Investigators think the water in the tank shifted and caused to truck to roll twice.  It came to rest against a utility pole.

We're told the North brothers were well-known and liked in the small community of Stockton.

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