Coroner: Driver Killed After Collision with Ambulance

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Updated: 1/15 3:40 pm
An accident involving an ambulance and a passenger car left the driver of the car dead, according to the Lincoln County Coroner.

The Coroner said the crash happened around 5:30 Tuesday afternoon at the intersection of Highway 27 and Lancaster Street in Stanford.

He said the ambulance was carrying a patient in serious condition to a local hospital when it t-boned 79-year-old Walter Manuel's car.

Manuel died from blunt force trauma.

The driver and two attendants in the ambulance were taken to the hospital for observation.

The patient in the ambulance was transferred to another ambulance and driven to UK Hospital.

The condition of the patient is currently unknown.
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