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Ambulance driver in Johnson County crash dies from injuries

Staff Report • Sep 18, 2009 at 12:00 AM

The ambulance driver seriously hurt in a fatal crash on Tenn. Highway 67 in Johnson County on Tuesday night died Friday from his injuries, the Tennessee Highway Patrol said.

Joseph R. Barlow, 57, Mountain City, died at Johnson City Medical Center. Trooper Mark Musick said he was notified of the driver’s death shortly before 4 p.m. on Friday, but he had not been informed of the exact time of death.

Barlow was driving the Johnson County Rescue Squad ambulance west on Highway 67 about two miles from the Carter County line in Johnson County about 10:30 p.m. Tuesday when an eastbound car crossed the center line and struck the ambulance.

Read the full report at the Johnson City Press Web site.

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