Truck accident in Boone county kills two
Police are reporting that a truck accident in Boone County between a semi-trailer truck and an ambulance has killed two people.
The collision occurred only a few hours ago today on Highway 30 near the town of Beaver. Emergency personnel closed to highway in an effort to facilitate their response.
A spokeswoman for the Department of Transportation, Jessica Lown, said that the victims names will remain unreleased until their families have been notified. She also asked that motorists steer clear of the area for the time being so as not to jeopardize the safety of emergency responders.
Why the accident occurred is currently unknown. Investigation is ongoing.