The Register-Herald, Beckley, West Virginia

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March 6, 2014

Crash kills 2 children

BRUSHFORK — A three-vehicle accident on U.S. Route 52 near Deliverance Temple in Brushfork killed two youths, sent multiple victims to area hospitals and closed U.S. Route 52 in Brushfork for approximately three hours Wednesday evening, officials said.

Lt. J.E. Parks with the Mercer County Sheriff’s Department said that emergency personal responded to the crash at approximately 6:50 p.m.

Parks said two children, ages unavailable, were killed in the crash.

Multiple occupants were transported to Bluefield Regional Medical Center and Princeton Community Hospital, Parks said. 

Mercer County Sheriff’s Department, Bluewell Fire Department and Bluefield Rescue responded to the scene. The accident is still under investigation.

— Anne Elgin is a reporter for the Bluefield Daily Telegraph. Contact her at

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