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Woman killed in crash involving car and on-duty ambulance in Arden-Arcade area identified

The ambulance was taking someone to the hospital at the time of the crash that left at least one person dead, according to the Sacramento Metropolitan Fire District.

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — Update Nov. 29:

California Highway Patrol (CHP) released more information about Friday night's crash on northbound Fulton Avenue, north of Maison Way.

Around midnight on Nov. 26 a 30-year-old woman was hit by an Infiniti G35 and shortly after was hit by an on-duty Sacramento Metropolitan Ambulance.

The woman was pronounced dead at the scene after both collisions. On Monday, the Sacramento County Coroner's Office identified the woman as Danielle Hanna.

CHP said drugs or alcohol are not suspected in the 42-year-old man driving the ambulance or the driver of the Infiniti.

The cause of the crash is still under investigation. Anyone with information about the crash can call Officer A.J. McTaggart at the North Sacramento Area CHP office at (916) 348-2300 or by cell phone at (916) 798-0975. 

Original story Nov. 27:

One person is dead following a crash involving a Sacramento Metropolitan Fire District ambulance, according to the Sacramento Metropolitan Fire District. 

Fire officials confirmed with ABC10 Saturday that a deadly crash occurred just after midnight Saturday off of Fulton Avenue, just north of Hurley Way. The ambulance was taking someone to the hospital just before the collision.  

Witnesses told ABC10 that a woman was hit twice at around midnight; once by a passenger car and again by the Sacramento Metropolitan Fire District ambulence. It's unclear how much time passed between the two collisions. 

Sunny Dhillon, a local shop owner, told ABC10 he knew the woman and her boyfriend, rushed outside when he heard the first crash.

"I came close to (the boyfriend), he calls he says, 'Sonny I lost my life, I lost the love of my life. My girlfriend. He ran over her. I have no one to live for.' I was so heartbroken, I had no words to say. I was shocked."

Sacramento Metropolitan Fire District did not release information about what led to the crash and those involved.

Fire officials said California Highway Patrol (CHP) officers in Sacramento are investigating the crash. ABC10 reached out to the CHP for more information but has not heard back as of publication.

Credit: Public Safety News Network
A person is dead following a crash involving an ambulance in the Arden-Arcade area Saturday morning.

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