Authorities are reporting that a truck accident between a semi-trailer truck and an ambulance in Boone County has resulted in the death of 2 people.
The collision occurred only a few hours ago on Highway 30 near the town of Beaver. The highway has been closed to traffic for emergency crews to respond to the accident.
Jessica Lown, a spokeswoman for the Department of Public Safety, said that the victim’s names would be withheld until their families were notified. She also advised that motorists steer clear of the area for the safety of emergency personnel.
The events leading up to the accident are currently unknown.