Two medics killed in Indianapolis crash



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Two emergency workers died after suffering severe injuries in an accident early Saturday, marking the first known deaths for Indianapolis EMS while on duty in more than a century.

Private Timothy C. McCormick, 24, of Greenwood, an emergency medical technician for Indianapolis EMS, died from the injuries he suffered after the ambulance he was in was hit by a car, rolled on its side and struck a parked car.

Specialist Cody S. Medley, 22, of Indianapolis, a paramedic who was also in the ambulance, died Sunday at Wishard Hospital.

Police are investigating the accident, which happened at about 3:30 a.m. Saturday at the intersection of St. Clair Street and Senate Avenue.

McCormick joined Indianapolis EMS in 2010, and was originally from New York. He had trained to become an EMT in New York, recently attended Indiana University Purdue University-Indianapolis and was an Eagle Scout, a news release from the Indianapolis Department of Public Safety said.

 

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