Volunteer Firefighter Killed In Accident

A volunteer firefighter was killed while assisting an injury accident.

Police say 28 year old Steven Eric Vanderpool Jr. of West Liberty was responding to an accident on Jones Creek Branch in Morgan County when he ran a stop sign. Another vehicle hit him in the left side. He was ejected out the driver side door and transported to Morgan ARH and then flown to the U.K. Medical Center. He was pronounced dead by the Fayette County coroner.


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