Coroner investigating death of S.C. EMS worker

The worker died in the back of an ambulance after transporting a patient; life-saving efforts performed by the partner were unsuccessful


DARLINGTON, S.C. — The Darlington County coroner is investigating the death of an EMS worker who died in the back of an ambulance after transporting a patient.

The workers partner attempted life-saving efforts, but was not successful, WBTW.com reports.

The incident occurred Tuesday after workers with Chesterfield EMS ambulance service FirstHealth took a patient from Chesterfield General to McLeod Hospital in Florence County. They were on their way back to Chesterfield County, when one of the two EMS workers had a medical difficulty,” Coroner Todd Hardee said.

The name or position of the worker who died has not been released yet.

  1. Tags
  2. Fatal Incidents
  3. Investigation
  4. Medical / Clinical

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