Two EMTs and the patient onboard an ambulance were killed Thursday when the medical vehicle collided with a semitrailier on a Georgia highway, The Associated Press reported.
The Georgia State Patrol says the wreck happened around 5 a.m. Thursday on state Highway 32, near the small town of Ocilla in south Georgia.
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Authorities say the Coffee County ambulance was traveling with its lights and siren activated when the semi jack-knifed across the centerline and into the path of the ambulance. The ambulance struck the left side of the semi.
The State Patrol says the patient was 65-year-old Charles Arvin Smith of Tifton. The emergency medical technicians were identified as 44-year-old Teresa Ann Davis of Axson, who was driving the ambulance, and 56-year-old Randall Whiddon of Ashburn.
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