Driver killed, Marion Police officers hurt in crash

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MARION, NC (WSPA) – A driver was killed in a crash with Marion Police officers, according to a report from the police department.

It happened in the early morning hours of Wednesday, Jan. 30 on 221 North at the intersection at Baxter Healthcare.

The Marion Police vehicle and the other vehicle collided in the middle of the intersection.

The second driver was killed and two officers were treated and released from the hospital, according to the report.

Police say the officers were headed to training in Avery County at the time of the crash.

The victim’s name has not been released.

The N.C. State Highway Patrol is investigating the crash.

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