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Deadly early morning crash in Dickenson County closes highway

Deadly early morning crash in Dickenson County closes highway

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Dickenson County, VA - At 2:40 Sunday morning the Virginia State Police responded to an accident on Dickenson Highway right outside of Clinchco, VA.  The highway was blocked off for about 12 hours while authorities attempted to rescue the victims. One person is confirmed deceased and another is seriously injured.

EMS crews took the second person involved in the crash to Holston Valley Medical Center in Kingsport for treatment of life threatening injuries.

The cause of the crash has not been released yet.

"It occurred between the towns of Clinchco and Haysi. There's one confirmed death and all the details are still under investigation,” said Virginia State Trooper Kent Woods.

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