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1 dead after semi hits Richland County ambulance

Posted: 2:54 PM, Sep 27, 2015
Updated: 2015-09-27 18:54:50Z

One person is dead after troopers said a semi-truck hit an ambulance assisting at a crash scene in Richland County on Sunday. 

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Highway Patrol said the rescue crew was assisting at a crash scene on U.S. 30 in Mansfield at about 11 a.m. when the crash happened. 

Troopers said the semi-truck rear-ended the Mifflin Township EMS ambulance, which was parked on the berm assisting the crash that was already there. 

The semi-truck then went off the road into the woods before catching fire, according to Highway Patrol. 

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The driver of the semi-truck died, troopers confirmed to newsnet5.com.

Two Mifflin Township EMS workers were taken to the hospital as a precaution.

Troopers said their investigation into the crash continues.

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