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WY EMT Killed, Another Hurt in Ambulance Crash

One EMT was killed and another was hurt when their ambulance was struck by another vehicle on Route 80 in Wyoming, officials said.

Both EMTs were employees of Memorial Hospital of Carbon County. Their identities were not immediately released.

The crash happened early Wednesday morning responding to a request for assistance within Sweetwater County on Route 80 between mile marker 195 and 197, according to the hospital.

The hospital said it is working with police for more details around the crash.

“With respect for the families involved, additional details are not being divulged at this time,” the hospital wrote. “We would like to ask that same respect be reciprocated by the community.