TA Truck Stop Fire Victim Dies

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David Armstrong of Meridian died Saturday morning in the Greenville Burn Center from injuries he sustained during a fire at a Travel Centers of America truck stop in Russell.

The 28-year-old was working for Cross Roofing Company when the chemicals they were using during construction caught on fire.

Armstrong suffered third degree burns on 52 percent of his body and was transported to the Greenville Burn Center where died around 11:30 Saturday morning.