Ambulance patient dies in Saline County crash
MARSHALL (AP) - A patient in an ambulance has been killed in a nearly head-on collision with a dump truck in thick fog in Saline County.
The Missouri State Highway Patrol identified the victim as 77-year-old Gary L. Page of Slater. He died Saturday morning when the ambulance collided with a dump truck that was stopped in traffic on Missouri 240 while the driver was waiting to turn onto Missouri 41.
The ambulance's driver sustained moderate injuries and a 70-year-old passenger was seriously injured. Both were transported to University Hospital in Columbia.
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