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Clark Co. Sheriff: Heavy rains may have contributed to fatal crash

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CLARK COUNTY (WAOW) -

Heavy rains may have contributed to a fatal crash in Clark County. According to a press release, three died after two vehicles crashed where the road appeared to have been washed out by rains.  

The Clark County Sheriff's Department took a 911 call around 1:35 a.m. Thursday. The caller reported that two vehicles crashed in the wash out area on County Road M just north of County Road I.  

Authorities report a truck with two passengers and a car carrying one passenger crashed in the wash out area. All three were pronounced dead at the scene. Neither vehicle had other passengers.   

Names are being withheld pending notification of family.  

These are the first traffic fatalities in Clark County for 2012, according to the press release. 

 

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