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Elk City Woman Dies After Being Hit By Emergency Vehicle


A woman is dead after being struck by an emergency vehicle over the weekend.


According to the Kansas Highway Patrol, 72-year-old Victoria Edington of Elk City was sitting in a chair on the west side of Franklin Street in Elk City when she was hit by an emergency vehicle responding to a medical call with lights and sirens activated. KHP says the emergency vehicle made a wide turn and stuck Edington, who was pronounced dead at the scene. This happened just before 10 p.m. on Saturday around the time of the Elk City fireworks display. The 71-year-old driver and 31-year-old passenger of the Ford F550 emergency vehicle were not injured.

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