A Dallas (TX) firefighter died in the line of duty after falling off a bridge overpass.
William Scott Tanksley, 40, was pronounced dead at a Dallas hospital after falling from atop the Spur 408 bridge onto Interstate-20 below. The Dallas firefighter was working a crash on the icy overpass at the time, according to a CBS report.
Tanksley worked out of Dallas Fire Station 12 located on Westmoreland Road in far Southwest Dallas. He was a 14-year veteran of the department who leaves behind a wife and three children.
Right now it is unclear if the firefighter slipped on the icy road or was forced off the overpass by a vehicle.
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