Ambulance patient dies in Saline County crash

5 years 9 months 2 weeks ago Sunday, October 26 2014 Oct 26, 2014 Sunday, October 26, 2014 2:22:46 PM CDT October 26, 2014 in News
By: The Associated Press

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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