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Delaware Man Dies When Car Hits Stopped Fire Truck

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MIDDLETOWN, Del. (AP) - Delaware State Police say one man was killed when his car hit the back of a fire truck that was stopped while responding to a wreck.

The Delaware News Journal reports that the 57-year-old man from Wilmington died Saturday night on U.S. 301 near Middletown.

Authorities say the fire truck arrived at the scene of an accident about 8 p.m. Saturday, then was struck from behind by a car traveling north on U.S. 301.

Police say the firetruck's emergency lights were on at the time of the crash and the victim was wearing a seatbelt.

The operator of the fire truck declined medical treatment.

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