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UPDATE: Jan-Care EMT killed in ambulance crash

Mark Kinder Mark Kinder

WESTON (WVVA) - A Jan-Care EMT stationed in Wyoming County has been killed after an ambulance collided with a flatbed truck on Interstate 79.

The crash occurred at approximately 4:46 a.m. Tuesday at the 97.5 mile marker of I-79 -- near Weston in Lewis County.

Paul Seamann, director of operations with Jan Care, tells WVVA News that 26-year-old Mark Anthony Kinder was pronounced dead at Stonewall Jackson Hospital following the crash.

A paramedic on board, who was driving the ambulance, was treated and released.

The two people inside the tractor-trailer were uninjured.

The ambulance was returning to Wyoming County following a transport to Morgantown. There was no patient on board at the time of the accident.

The Lewis County Sheriff's Office is investigating the crash.

Click on WVVA.com for more details as they become available.

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