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Huntington police report fatal traffic accident

Police in Huntington say a woman died Sunday following a head-on collision during hazardous driving conditions.

The victim, identified as Deborah Rakes of Kenova, was driving on 5th Street Hill Sunday afternoon at about one o’clock when her car collided head-on with a minivan. Police say Rakes was unconscious when first responders arrived on the scene. She had to be cut out of her vehicle.

The driver of the van was injured.

There were numerous wrecks around Huntington Sunday afternoon when a rain-snow mix covered the area.

(Photo courtesy WSAZ-TV)


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