The Saratoga Sun -

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By Joshua Wood
Stevenson Newspapers 

A beacon of care

Following loss of 29-year-old EMT Tyeler Harris, fundraiser for family exceeds original goal by more than five times


December 29, 2022

Courtesy Kirklyn Crawford

Tyeler Harris with his wife, Ashley and their three children.

Less than a week before Christmas, a collision on Interstate 80 west of Rawlins took the life of 29-year-old Saratoga resident Tyeler Harris. A GoFundMe for $15,000 for his wife and three children raised five times that amount within four days.

In the early hours of December 21, Harris and fellow Memorial Hospital of Carbon County (MHCC) EMT Tiffany Gruetzmacher, responded to a request for aid in Sweetwater County. During the call, the MHCC ambulance was struck by a tractor trailer in the westbound lane of the interstate. According to the Wyoming Highway Patrol, the driver of the tractor tr...

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