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2 killed after ambulance collides with dump truck

FILE — Two people are dead after a dump truck collided with an ambulance in Itasca County.
FILE — Two people are dead after a dump truck collided with an ambulance in Itasca County.(Source: Gray News)
Updated: Jun. 9, 2021 at 2:31 PM CDT
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MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Two people are dead after a dump truck collided with an ambulance in Itasca County.

KMSP-TV reports the crash occurred Tuesday morning in Lawrence Township.

WDIO-TV reports that according to the Minnesota State Patrol, the ambulance was heading south and the dump truck was heading east when they collided at an intersection.

Killed were 51-year-old Troy Boettcher of Warba and 17-year-old Joseph Latimer of Grand Rapids. Both were in the ambulance.

State Rep. Spencer Igo of Grand Rapids said Boettcher was an emergency medical technician.

The ambulance driver, a 28-year-old Cohasset woman, suffered life-threatening injuries.

The dump truck driver, a 67-year-old man from Nashwauk, also suffered life-threatening injuries.

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