(05/09/2002)
A Bear Run man died early Thursday morning shortly after his truck crashed against a hillside on Euclid-Nicut Road. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at the Stump Funeral Home for 70-year-old Harold McCumbers, whose address is Orma. A family friend said it looked like McCumbers might have had a heart attack.

His wife, Virginia, a passenger in the truck, crawled from the vehicle with few injuries.

Driver struck hillside

Truck was in precarious situation

McCumbers was "partially entrapped" in a situation which involved the truck coming to rest in a precarious position. Emergency service workers continued CPR on the man for about one hour. "It was touch and go from the beginning," said an emergency worker.

Emergency workers feverishly deliver care

EMS "clean-up" equipment from scene

The incident happened about two miles off Route 16 at Orma on the Euclid-Nicut Road, about 12:20 a.m.

Calhoun EMS and the Upper West Fork VFD responded to the call. Sheriff Allen Parsons assisted with emergency efforts.


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