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EMT Struck and Killed by Stolen Ambulance

EMT Struck and Killed by Stolen Ambulance Photo: KSTP

March 16, 2017 08:49 PM

Police say an emergency medical technician in New York City has died after she was run over by a stolen ambulance.

Authorities say the EMT had stopped her ambulance in the Bronx at around 7 p.m. Thursday after being told someone was being robbed.

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Police say a man then jumped into the vehicle and drove off.

The EMT tried to stop the man, but fell and was caught beneath the wheels.

Video posted on Twitter by a bystander shows the ambulance speeding across an intersection with the EMT's body pinned beneath it.

Police were on the scene within moments.

Police say a second EMT is being treated for emotional shock, but was not physically injured.

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