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Fire Truck Driver Injured in Single Vehicle Collision on Interstate

On Tuesday, February 16, a fire truck driver was in a serious single vehicle collision on Interstate 84 East.

According to state police, the accident happened shortly before noon on the interstate near the Lime Kiln Road Exit in Hopewell Junction. Glenn E. Bennett, aged 64, of Three Lakes, Wisconsin, was delivering a brand new 2016 Seagrave pumper truck from Wisconsin to the Islip Terrace Fire Department in Long Island. It is thought that he suffered a medical emergency as the fire truck left the roadway and hit several trees before stopping in the median.

Bennett was transported to Danbury hospital where he is said to be in a stable condition.

The Interstate was closed for several hours causing severe traffic congestion and the incident is still under investigation.

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