EMT Sandy Bailey Shepherd

Photo of EMT Sandy Bailey Shepherd
Last Call: Tue, May 15th, 2001
Date of Incident: Tue, May 15th, 2001
Cause of Death: Motor Vehicle Accident (Negligence)
Service Time: 4 years
Age: 26


Her mother Ella Mae and sister Janice


EMT Shepherd and her partner, Charles Vanderpool, were conducting a routine patient transport from a nursing home to a medical appointment in Lexington. A motorist who was fleeing from police crossed over the median and struck the ambulance head-on.

The patient in the ambulance and the driver of the other vehicle were pronounced dead at the scene. EMT Shepherd was transported and pronounced dead at the University of Kentucky Medical Center.

Mr. Vanderpool, the driver of the ambulance, was critically injured but survived. His brother, EMT Johnnie Vanderpool, was killed in an ambulance crash nine years earlier.


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1060 Parkway Drive
Salyersville, Kentucky 41465
(606) 349-5453


There is 1 tribute for EMT Sandy Bailey Shepherd.

EMT Sandy Bailey Shepherd
Left by Nora Vanderpool Mcmackin on Friday, March 20th, 2015

I love her so very much I miss her every day but I know you are in heaven sis I will see you again love you very much you are like a sis to me and I miss you and you will always be in hearts and I know you are watching over me love you sis.