Ambulance, Tractor Trailer Crash in Monroe Kills First Responder
MONROE, N.C.-- UPDATE: Police have released the name of the deceased victim. Belinda Gail Rivers died at the scene according to authorities.
The Monroe Police Department confirmed one fatality in a crash this morning between an ambulance and tractor trailer.
According to crews on scene, a first responder from South Carolina was killed in the wreck. There was not a patient in the ambulance.
The crash happened in the westbound lanes of U.S. Highway 74 in Monroe, right near Carolinas Medical Center Union.