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Funeral Thursday For Seneca Firefighter Killed In Lake Hartwell Crash

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David Ray Wright, 47, was killed in an Anderson County wreck after the truck he was in crashed into Lake Hartwell on Monday. David Ray Wright, 47, was killed in an Anderson County wreck after the truck he was in crashed into Lake Hartwell on Monday.
A procession will follow the funeral and will end at Heritage Memorial Gardens on Highway 11. A procession will follow the funeral and will end at Heritage Memorial Gardens on Highway 11.
SENECA, S.C. -

The funeral for a Seneca firefighter takes place Thursday.

David Ray Wright, 47, was killed in an Anderson County wreck after the truck he was in crashed into Lake Hartwell on Monday.

Authorities say a tire blew out on the truck, it crossed the center line and went over the double bridges and went over the guardrail, into the water around 6 p.m.

Wright, who was the Chief of Friendship Volunteer Fire Department in Oconee County, was trapped in the cab and later pronounced dead.

A viewing for Wright took place Wednesday at Brown-Oglesby Funeral Home.

The funeral will take place Thursday at 2 p.m. at Hepsibah Baptist Church on Friendship Road. A procession will follow at around 3 p.m. It will end at Heritage Memorial Gardens on Highway 11.

Here is the exact route: Hepsibah Baptist Church on Friendship Rd - Walnut St - E.S. 6th St - S Oak St - W.S. 4th St & S Oak - Wells Hwy - Hwy 123 - Hwy 11 to Heritage Gardens

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