by S Lowe 5THE FM newsonline wattlerangenow
Sadly, a CFS volunteer has died after he was hit by a truck on the Southern Ports Highway 12km noth-west of Millicent this afternoon.
At about 4.35pm, the driver of a CFS utility was standing at the rear of his vehicle on the highway preparing to fight a grass fire at Rendelsham when another fire truck attending, collided with the man.
Major Crash investigators are attending to examine the circumstances surrounding the crash.
Motorist are advised the Southern Ports Highway between Millicent and Rendelsham is closed in both directions until further notice.
Traffice diversions are in place.