TERRELL, Texas (AP) - Services will be held for a Dallas firefighter who died after being knocked from an icy overpass by a vehicle while responding to a traffic accident.
Family, friends and other mourners gather Monday in Terrell to remember William Scott Tanksley. Burial will follow at the Restland Cemetery-Garden of Honor in Dallas.
Tanksley was killed Feb. 10. Investigators say the 40-year-old firefighter was struck by a vehicle while on an overpass and fell about 50 feet to his death.
Tanksley had been a Dallas firefighter for 14 years. He was married with three children.
(Copyright 2014 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.)
Viewers with disabilities can get assistance accessing this station's FCC Public Inspection File by contacting the station with the information listed below. Questions or concerns relating to the accessibility of the FCC's online public file system should be directed to the FCC at 888-225-5322, 888-835-5322 (TTY), or email@example.com.