- Associated Press - Tuesday, July 1, 2014

MOUNT OLIVE, La. (AP) - State police say a firefighter with Bienville Fire District 7 has died in a single vehicle near Mount Olive.

Trooper Brett Davis says a fire truck driven by 52-year-old Robert Thomas of Quitman ran off Louisiana Highway 155 into a ditch Monday and overturned pinning Thomas under the vehicle.

Davis says Thomas, who was not wearing a seat belt, was pronounced dead at the scene by the Bienville Parish Coroner’s Office.

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