Police: Mother-son firefighters hurt, killed responding to van fire along Kentucky interstate

  • by: BRUCE SCHREINER , Associated Press
  • Updated: August 6, 2014 - 5:35 PM

GLENDALE, Ky. — Jonathan French was among the first to answer the call for help, as usual, when a van was ablaze along an interstate in the middle of the night. The third-generation firefighter was working alongside his mother, another volunteer firefighter, when they were struck by a tractor-trailer early Wednesday, killing the son and injuring his mother, police said.

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