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Ambulance Crashes, Kills Patient

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  Originally Published on: 8/18/2014

A man being transported by ambulance from Cleveland to Columbus was killed when he was ejected from the vehicle during a crash on I-71 and Ohio 13.

The victim, Michael L. Willis, was being taken from a Cleveland hospital and moved to a Columbus hospital. The ambulance Willis and two others were traveling in smashed through a guardrail and ejected two of the passengers as it rolled several times near the southbound exit ramp of I-71.

Willis, 56, was pronounced dead at the scene. The other occupants of the vehicle, including the 30-year-old driver, Amber Brown, and another 30-year-old EMT technician, James A. Phillips, escaped with minor injuries. The two survivors were taken to Mansfield MedCentral.

The crash is still under investigation at this time, and the speed and cause of the crash are currently unknown.

   
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