WINKLER COUNTY, TX (KWES) - Hundreds of people gathered on Monday at Kermit Memorial Cemetery to pay tribute and say goodbye to a fallen hero.
Coby Lee Roy Slaughter, 36, died Wednesday in a crash in Loving County.
Slaughter and the rest of the Wink Volunteer Fire Department were on their way to a tank battery fire when troopers said a semi hydroplaned and hit their fire truck head on.
Slaughter was injured and taken to Winkler County Hospital where he was pronounced dead.
He leaves behind a wife and children.
The Andrews County Volunteer Fire Department was also on duty Monday at the Wink Fire Department to allow members to attend the funeral.