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UPDATE: Name of Victim in Car Wreck Released

Local - 4/19/2012 9:43 AM by Lauren Haviland
UPDATE:

Leigh Hebb was killed during a wreck happened around 12:40 Wednesday on Route 83. A coal truck collided with an ambulance from the McDowell County Ambulance Authority, where Hebb worked.  Sheriff's deputies say the coal truck driver was on the wrong side of the road, but the accident is still under investigation, and charges could follow. 

We will bring you more information on this story as it becomes available. 

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UPDATE 4/18:

One person is dead after a two-vehicle crash involving an ambulance in McDowell County.

The wreck happened around 12:40 on route 83 near Raysal. A tractor trailer collided with an ambulance belonging to the McDowell County Ambulance Authority. The victim's name has yet to be released, but deputies say the victim worked with the ambulance authority.  The cause of the accident is under investigation.

Stick with Newswatch and WOAY.com for more details on this developing story. 



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ORIGINAL:
A two-vehicle crash involving an ambulance happened in McDowell County Wednesday afternoon.

The wreck happened in Raysal.  Dispatchers say the 911 call came in around 1:40.  They're not sure what kind of car was involved, but they do know the ambulance belongs to the McDowell County Ambulance Authority.  They also say that there are injuries.

Raysal and Bradshaw Fire Departments are on scene.

Deputy Noe with the McDowell County Sheriff's Department is investigating.

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