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Amarillo paramedic dies in Thursday night crash

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Amarillo, TX - A fiery wreck has claimed the life of an Amarillo paramedic.

Texas Department of Public Safety troopers say it happened on Boys Ranch Road Thursday evening.

37 year-old Derek Brewster was traveling southbound when he veered to the right. He lost control of the vehicle and drove off the overpass.

Troopers tell us the vehicle caught fire and Brewster was pronounced dead at the scene.

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