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Teen Dies in Accident, Five Others Injured


Franklin Co., VA- An accident Sunday in Franklin County killed one person and sent five others to the hospital.

The Virginia State Police say it happened Sunday around 3:30 a.m. on Route 739, one mile west of Route 643 in Franklin County.

They say Rufus Arthur McGill II, 19, of Roanoke was driving eastbound on Route 739 when he ran off the right side of the road and hit a tree.

The front seat passenger, Hannah Marie Long, 15, of Vinton, was pronounced dead at the scene.

McGill was airlifted to Roanoke Memorial Hospital.

Four other passengers in the vehicle ranging from the ages of 19-20 were also taken to Roanoke Memorial for treatment of non-life threatening injuries.

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