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2 medics killed in Ind. ambulance crash

These are the first LODDs of EMS workers in Indianapolis history; Medly had been a firefighter before joining IEMS

The Associated Press

INDIANAPOLIS — A second medic has died from injuries sustained when a car collided with an ambulance in downtown Indianapolis.

Indianapolis Emergency Medical Services chief Dr. Charles Miramonti said that 22-year-old paramedic Cody Medley died early Sunday morning at Wishard Hospital from severe injuries

The driver of the ambulance, 24-year-old Tim McCormick from the Indianapolis suburb of Greenwood, died Saturday.

The accident happened shortly after 3:30 a.m. Saturday at an intersection near the Indiana Statehouse. Police said the ambulance was not on an emergency run and had the right of way.

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Medley was originally from Scranton, Pa.

Public Safety Director Troy Riggs said Saturday that McCormick's death was the first known line-of-duty death of an emergency services worker in Indianapolis' history.




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