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Firefighter With Department for 43 Years Killed Truck Crash

FF Bruce Wood
Halifax Fire

A veteran firefighter was killed in a truck crash Friday in Plympton, Massachusetts.

Bruce Wood was a member of the Halifax Fire Department for 43 years when his truck and another collided head-on.

Police say the two trucks crashed on Route 58 around 2:24 p.m.

Authorities say a preliminary investigation points to the truck traveling northbound drifting into oncoming traffic, hitting the truck driving southbound.

Plympton police say the driver of the truck going northbound was taken to South Shore Hospital in Weymouth with serious injuries.

Wood, who was driving the other truck, was pronounced dead at the scene.

An investigation is ongoing.

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