- Associated Press - Thursday, September 11, 2014

NAPAVINE, Wash. (AP) - An ambulance from the Salkum Fire Department struck an elk early Wednesday on Interstate 5 near Napavine.

Fire Chief Duran McDaniel says the ambulance was transporting an elderly man to Providence Centralia Hospital. The man was strapped down and unhurt in the crash.

McDaniel says the driver and an emergency medical technician were banged up and checked at a hospital.

The Chronicle reports (https://bit.ly/1ssR9Wk) the elk was barely alive after the crash and later killed.

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Information from: The Chronicle, https://www.chronline.com


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