Two Pedestrians Struck And Killed By Fire Truck in Marietta

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MARIETTA, Ohio (AP) – Authorities say two pedestrians were struck and killed by a fire truck as it backed up at the scene of an Ohio mobile home fire.

The Ohio State Highway Patrol says Karolyn Reed and William Reed, both 72, were struck shortly before 8 p.m. Thursday by a Williamstown Volunteer Fire Department pumper near Marietta in southern Ohio.

Both were pronounced dead by the Washington County coroner.

The Highway Patrol is investigating. No additional information has been made available.