Two paramedics killed in crash with tractor-trailer

Troopers say the Jan-Care ambulance crashed on Route 19 in Nicholas County (Source: WSAZ).
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SUMMERSVILLE, W.Va. (WSAZ)-- Two paramedics are dead after their ambulance crashed with a tractor-trailer in Nicholas County Saturday morning.

Troopers responded to a two-vehicle crash on Route 19 near the area of Powell's Mountain just before 8 a.m. Saturday morning.

According to State Police, officers found that a Jan Care Ambulance has struck the rear of a tractor-trailer. The trailer was parked in the right truck lane for an undetermined reason.

Both occupants inside the ambulance were deceased and identified as Brittany Young from Glen Jean and Ronald Dick II from Shady Spring. The two people inside the tractor-trailer were uninjured.

The cause of the crash is still unknown, but an investigation is being conducted.