3 dead after ambulance overturns, catches fire

A paramedic and the patient inside the ambulance were among those dead; the crash is under investigation

SAN ANGELO, Texas — An EMT was sent to the hospital and three people died after an ambulance overturned and caught fire Tuesday morning.

The ambulance began to lose control after hitting an icy patch on a highway, causing it to slide off the road and into a ditch, San Angelo Live reported. The ambulance came to a stop upside down, where it caught fire and burned.

Paramedic Raymond Bernard Allison, 52, as well as patient Jose Cruz Gonzales Gurrola, 45, were pronounced dead at the scene, according to the report.

The EMT driving the ambulance, 45-year-old Joann Adamiak Moore, was transported to a local hospital with serious injuries, according to the report.

The crash is under investigation.

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