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Ambulance worker dies after freeway accident


May 9, 2011 12:00:00 AM PDT
An ambulance worker was killed in an early-morning crash on the westbound 10 Freeway near Fourth Street in Ontario on Sunday.

The worker was identified as 23-year-old Douglas Odgers.

Authorities said Odgers was sitting in the rear of the ambulance when the driver swerved for unknown reasons and slammed into a support pole. Odgers later died at the hospital.

The driver had minor injuries but should recover. There were no patients in the ambulance at the time.

The California Highway Patrol is investigating the cause of the crash.