911 operator who told teen to ‘stop whining’ now out of job

911 operator who told teen to ‘stop whining’ now out of job

A 911 dispatcher who told a 13-year-old girl to “stop whining” as her father lay dying from a hit-and-run crash on a Maryland highway no longer works for the fire department in Anne Arundel County.

The dispatcher is no longer employed with the department, said Anne Arundel County Fire department spokesman Capt. Russ Davies. The dispatcher’s name was not released.

The Feb. 1 incident triggered an investigation after the dispatcher told the girl to stop whining. Officials initially said the dispatcher might return to answering 911 calls but could also face termination, depending on the outcome of the investigation.

The 911 call came in after a car hit 38-year-old Rick Warrick of Washington and his fiancée as they changed a tire along the Baltimore-Washington Parkway.

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