The listener reported accident at Highways 240 and 41 in Saline County this morning has turned out to be a fatality crash. According to the Highway Patrol, a Westbound Ambulance transporting a patient on Highway 240, pulled out to pass a semi, stopped in traffic and collided with a dump truck that was turning from Eastbound 240 onto Marigold Avenue.
The patient, Gary L. Page, 77, of Slater was pronounced dead at the scene. The driver, Samantha Garvin, 21, of Brunswick received moderate injuries and an occupant, John R. Martin, 70, of Booneville was in serious condition. They were transported to University Hospital in Columbia.