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Ambulance Crash a Mystery

JEMS.com Editor's Note: According to the April 2007 JEMS article "The Risky Side of Response," approximately 60% of accidents analyzed in a study have occurred during emergent driving. Common factors included traveling through an intersection and striking another vehicle. Read "The Risky Side of Response" by David M. Williams, MS, Christine M. Zalar, MS.

HALIFAX, Nova Scotia -- RCMP in Nova Scotia hope to learn more about a deadly ambulance crash once the driver recovers from surgery.

Kim Linette Baker, 53, died Wednesday when the ambulance in which she was being transported rolled and crashed off Highway 103 near Hubbards.

The driver and a second paramedic were injured.

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