Family of Bienville fallen firefighter remembers dedicated man

A Bienville Parish fire captain has died from injuries suffered when the fire truck he was driving crashed into a ditch late Monday night.
Louisiana State Police say 52-year-old Robert B. Thomas, of Quitman, La., was driving a 1999 Freightliner fire truck north on LA 155 around 10:30 p.m. when the truck entered a curve and drifted off the roadway. Investigators said the Mt. Olive volunteer overcorrected, crossing the center line and crashing into a ditch. Thomas was pinned underneath the truck.

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