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Texas EMTs cut woman from pickup after rollover

She was hospitalized in fair condition after her vehicle left the road and rolled numerous times before landing on its roof

By Sara Sneath
Victoria Advocate

VICTORIA, Texas — A woman was transported Sunday to DeTar Hospital Navarro, after she was cut from her vehicle by emergency medical technicians.

Roxanne Valdez, 24, of Placedo, was driving on Loop 463 near the Guadalupe River bridge when her vehicle left the road, said Trooper Joshua Kelly.

He said Texas Department of Public Safety was notified at 1 p.m. The blue 2008 Nissan Titan pickup rolled numerous times before coming to a rest on its roof, he said. Kelly said he does not yet know why the vehicle left the road.

McClatchy-Tribune News Service
A hospital official said Valdez was in fair condition.

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Claude Kerley Claude Kerley Monday, January 27, 2014 6:10:34 PM Where were the Firefighters if the ambulance drivers used Jaws of life to cut her out of the truck, I know they have a lot of equipment on their ambulances, but...
James Sudik James Sudik Monday, January 27, 2014 6:33:22 PM Really? Ambulance drivers?

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