NEW: Paramedic killed in Hunt County crash involving ambulance

The Texas Department of Public Safety is investigating a fatality accident involving an ambulance that occurred this evening along Highway 69 in Hunt County.

Just before 7:00pm, multiple agencies and departments were dispatched to a major crash on Highway 69 just north of Greenville.

Authorities say an 18-wheeler was reversing across a lane of travel when the ambulance hit the semi truck. The driver of the ambulance was pronounced deceased at the scene. The other crew member was transported by helicopter to a nearby hospital in stable condition.

The driver of the 18-wheeler was not injured.

DPS says the ambulance was from the UT Health System that serves a majority of east Texas and surrounding areas.