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New Mexico county accused of not responding to medical calls


August 9, 2017

MORA, N.M. (AP) — After a teenage boy died before an ambulance could get to him, Mora County Ambulance must now prove to the state of New Mexico that it's capable of responding to medical emergencies.

More than a dozen other patients in need of emergency transport were also left stranded since last October. The Public Regulation Commission is keeping an eye on the county ambulance service by demanding a monthly status report that will show the time and date of every ambulance call and response.

A frantic relative called 911 on May 31 when 15-year-old Nazareth Lara was crushed under a truc...

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