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Rick Hartley, 63, killed, and Larry Miller, 74, and James Wyatt, 96, injured in crash between ambulance and tractor in Springfield, Colorado

Modified Date: 
Sun, 11/08/2015 - 4:54pm
Accident Date: 
Sunday, November 8, 2015

Paramedic Killed In Ambulance Crash Ran A Nonprofit That Supports FirstResponders

SPRINGFIELD, Colo. (AP/CBS4) – A paramedic killed in southeastern Colorado Friday night is being remembered by the community as a teacher, mentor and friend. He also founded a nonprofit dedicated to supporting local first responders, according to KKTV in Colorado Springs. The ambulance’s 74-year-old driver, Larry Miller, and 96-year-old James Wyatt, who also was riding in the back, suffered minor injuries. He worked as a paramedic with Southeast Colorado Hospital Service and was the director at the time of his death, according to the Baca County EMS website. Officials say Rick Hartley, 63, of Springfield died of injuries sustained when the ambulance he was riding in crashed into the back of a tractor on a road outside Springfield.
People Involved: 
Rick Hartley
Larry Miller
James Wyatt

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