At least one person died in a multiple-vehicle crash Saturday in Clinton County.
Clinton County Coroner Phillip Moss confirmed the death of 19-year-old Marissa Flanagan, of Vernon, who was driving east when her vehicle collided head-on with another vehicle.
The Clinton County Sheriff’s Office received multiple 911 calls of the crash, which occurred on new U.S. 50 at about 3:15 p.m. The crash happened between Trenton and Aviston.
First-responders found three vehicles involved in the crash. At least two other people were taken to hospitals. Information about their condition was not immediately available Saturday evening.
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Rescue crews reportedly called for a medical helicopter to land at the scene, but the helicopter unit declined the request due to weather problems.
Emergency radio transmissions indicated there was at least one person unconscious. A witness reported seeing a blanket draped over one person.
It wasn’t immediately clear whether road conditions were a factor, but there were reports of a thin layer of ice forming on roads in the area.
An investigation into the cause of the crash was ongoing.
Other details weren’t immediately available.