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January 15, 2013

W.Va. EMT killed in ambulance, tractor-trailer crash

The paramedic driving the ambulance was also injured

By EMS1 Staff

LEWIS COUNTY, W. Va. — A W. Va. EMT was killed in an ambulance crash Tuesday morning.

EMT Mark Anthony Kinder, 26, died when the ambulance was involved in a collision with a tractor-trailer, according to WDTV.

A paramedic driving the ambulance was also injured, but was treated and released from the hospital. The driver and passenger of the tractor-trailer were not injured.

The cause of the crash is under investigation.

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Cindy Mann Cindy Mann Tuesday, January 15, 2013 5:50:49 PM prayers of comfort for his family and his EMS family also.So sorry to hear this.
Evelyn Ellison Evelyn Ellison Tuesday, January 15, 2013 6:52:08 PM Prayers for the Family's.
Luc Massé Luc Massé Tuesday, January 15, 2013 6:57:51 PM Condolences to the family. Too young, too soon
Meg Clifford Meg Clifford Tuesday, January 15, 2013 7:39:43 PM loss of life is always tragic, but loss of time is catastophic; so make the best of your time and think about safety. Our prayers go out to the family. May God be with you.
Ann Filler Ann Filler Wednesday, January 16, 2013 3:30:51 AM Prayers for the EMS family...
Bobby Hilling Bobby Hilling Wednesday, January 16, 2013 4:59:58 AM its a tragic loss but mother nature can not be controled because my understanding that played a roll as well but the family of the one lost as well as the one injured is in are thoughts and prayers.
Adam Davidson Adam Davidson Wednesday, January 16, 2013 5:23:55 AM Condolences to the family and the department.
Shannon Hubert Shannon Hubert Wednesday, January 16, 2013 9:30:43 AM Prayers to the family, including EMS family as well.
Pamela Lyman Pamela Lyman Thursday, January 17, 2013 11:23:33 AM I will pray for both famlies, my son is an EMT/Firefighter and I worry about his safety all the time. I am retiered EMT who was in a bad ambulance wreck I thank God my partners turn our gear was on the steps by the side door because I landed head down and could have really been hurt....Prayers to all you First responders...

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