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July 16, 2014

Closest unit not responding prompts Ohio policy changes

A policy is being changed to require units to notify dispatch if they are close to an emergency scene following a serious crash

MORROW COUNTY, Ohio — There are new developments in a story 10 Investigates broke last week.  A Morrow County EMS employee is out of a job over questions about the emergency response to the crash that killed Kenneth and Elizabeth Bush.

Though it's not clear whether their lives could have been saved, the closest first responders didn't respond at all.

The 911 call came in to Morrow County EMS at 8:13 pm on June 30th.  The caller told the operator of three victims.  Two of them, husband and wife Kenneth and Elizabeth Bush, both critically injured.

Read full storyEMS Response To Deadly Morrow County Crash Prompts Policy, Personnel Changes

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