Brooke-Alvinston volunteer firefighter killed in crash with combine

A tribute to volunteer firefighter Tanner Redick by Brooke Fire Rescue. Brooke Fire Rescue

Firefighters in Brooke-Alvinston are mourning the loss of one of their own following a fatal crash involving a farm vehicle.

Provincial police say a pickup truck and a combine collided on Petrolia Line, between Inwood Road and Nauvoo Road, around 11:30 a.m. on Friday.

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The driver of the truck was pronounced dead at the scene.

He’s since been identified as 20-year-old Tanner Redick, a volunteer firefighter with the Brooke Fire Rescue, according to police.

Redick had recently accepted a full time position with Six Nations Fire and Emergency Services.

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The cause of the crash remains under investigation.

Memorial services for Redick will be held on Wednesday, followed by a funeral at the Brooke-Alvinston-Inwood Community Centre Complex on Friday.

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