According to Ohio County Sheriff Pat Butler, Senator Marco Rubio and Nevada Representative Joe Heck helped people involved in the crash that claimed one life in near the Highlands, Thursday night.
ABC reported that the two lawmakers witnessed the multi-vehicle accident on their way to their hotel after leaving an event in St. Clairsville. A spokesman for Heck said the pair pulled over to help those involved until first responders arrived.
Rubio has released a statement on behalf of him and his wife, “Send our prayers and condolences to the family of the individual who tragically lost their life.”
Heck, also released a statement, “Prayers and condolences to those grieving” and wishing “a speedy recovery to the injured.” He was once an emergency room doctor.