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Study: EMS Faces Greatest Risk on Road

The fatality rate of providers was more than two times the national average for all workers


 
 

Jay Hermacinski, WISHTV.com | | Wednesday, February 20, 2013


INDIANAPOLIS -- National studies show paramedics and EMT's face greater risks on the road compared to other drivers.

Saturday, EMTs Timothy McCormick and Cody Medley killed in an accident while in an ambulance. Police said the ambulance was struck by a passenger car while going through the intersection of Senate Avenue and St. Clair, their vehicle had the right of way.

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