Boone County Fire Protection District Assistant Chief Killed In I-70 Accident

A Boone County Fire Protection District Assistant Chief is dead following an accident on I-70 early this (Wednesday) morning.

According to a release from the district, Assistant Chief Bryant Gladney was on the scene of an accident involving a truck and passenger vehicle at the westbound 135.4 mile marker when his vehicle was struck at high speed by a tractor trailer.

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The tractor trailer then struck a University Hospital ambulance on the scene and the truck involved in the original accident.

Gladney was extricated from his vehicle and taken to University Hospital where he was pronounced dead.