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Ambulance Driver Fired for Doughnut Stop En Route to Hospital

Posted August 29, 2000 7:00 a.m. EDT

— An ambulance driver was fired after being accused of stopping for doughnuts while taking a patient to the hospital.

Larry A. Wesley, a 20-year ambulance driver, was dismissed Monday by Fire Chief Lester Tyra.

The incident occurred July 10 while Wesley, 49, was taking a boy to the hospital with a leg injury. The injury was not life-threatening.

The boy's mother filed a complaint.

The chief would not comment on the firing.

Wesley could not be reached for comment Tuesday. Calls to a telephone listing for L. Wesley went unanswered.