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Peru Ambulance involved in fatal crash near Metamora

Posted by wlpo on March 6, 2014

A crash involving a Peru Volunteer Ambulance is still being investigated.  A woman from Metamora was killed and the ambulance driver was hospitalized.  It happened around 5pm Wednesday on Route 116 near Metamora.

64-year old Galeen Driscoll was pronounced dead at the scene.  The ambulance driver, Daniel Dempsey of Peru was being treated at St. Francis Medical Center in Peoria.  EMT Jim Zborowski of Peru was treated and released.

The ambulance crew was returning to Peru after taking a patient to Peoria.

The Woodford County coroner and sheriff’s offices are still investigating and so far, no one has been ticketed.

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