Hardin County volunteer firefighter Gus Losleben died of injuries sustained in a head-on collision between a loaded log truck and Hardin County Fire Department tanker, reports courieranywhere.com (http://bit.ly/1B41URi)
The accident also claimed the life of the truck driver.
Losleben, a four year veteran of the department, was driving the tanker to a fully involved house fire in the Walnut Grove community.
Losleben was headed west on Holland Creek Road toward the two-story home when he collided head-on with an eastbound log truck. The firefighter was airlifted to the Memphis Med after being extricated from the obliterated vehicle.