Two Elliott County first responders die on same day in separate incidents

Republished from WEKU.

Frank Whitt was a firefighter with the Volunteer 504 Fire Department in Elliott County. According to WSAZ-TV, Whitt was escorting the body of Emergency Medical Technician Drake Adams to a funeral home Tuesday afternoon when his truck struck a guardrail on Route 504 and went over an embankment. Elliott County EMS posted on Facebook, “Both Drake and Frank exemplified unwavering dedication to serving others and their absence leaves a void that cannot be easily filled.”

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