Separate Incidents Claim Elliott County, KY, Firefighter and EMT

March 13, 2024
The Elliott County EMT died after his shift while the firefighter was killed in an engine crash headed to the escort detail.

Fire and EMS personnel in Elliott County are mourning the loss of two colleagues.

EMT/Firefighter Drake Adams died at home after getting off his shift from Elliott County EMS, according to a statement from agency officials.

Later, as an engine from 504 Volunteer Fire Department headed to escort his body to a funeral home,  it veered  off the road, hit a guardrail and went over an embankment into the edge to a river, WLWT reported.

Firefighter Frank Witt, who was driving, was killed. 

Additional details will be posted when they become available. 

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