1 Killed, 2 Paramedics Hurt When Car Rear-Ends Ambulance

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WASHINGTON (CBSDC) - A person was killed and two paramedics hurt in an accident involving at least four cars in the District Friday afternoon.

D.C. Fire says a car was heading northbound on Route 5 at Suitland Parkway when it crashed into the back of an ambulance around 2 p.m. One person was killed.

The paramedics were taken to a local hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

Southern Avenue was blocked for hours near 12th Street, SE and diverted to Suitland Parkway.

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