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Power outage causes fatal ambulance crash in Ohio

Traffic light not working at intersection, passenger in SUV killed instantly

By Autumn Ziemba

AKRON, Ohio — An accident involving an ambulance just feet from Akron General Medical Center has claimed the life of an Akron man.

An American Medical Response ambulance collided with an SUV at the corner of Cedar Street and Wabash Avenue, just after 3 a.m. Thursday.

A power outage meant the traffic light at the intersection wasn’t working, and the result was fatal.

Collins Green, 57, a backseat passenger in the SUV, was killed almost instantly.

Full Story: Power outage factor in fatal Ambulance-SUV crash

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