North Carolina Chief Killed at Accident Scene

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John Moore, 42, Chief of Ellerbe Rescue Squad, Inc. in Richmond County, NC. was killed Monday while assisting at an accident scene.

Moore had stopped on his own to check on possible victims and assist police who were working an accident on Highway 220, one mile north of Ellerbe, officials said.

Details are sketchy but it was reported a truck ran into vehicles on the scene killing Moore and injuring several others.

Ellerbe is about 80 miles east of Charlotte.

Ellerbe runs BLS and rescue calls with about 20 volunteer members and responed to the scene along with the Ellerbe Fire Department. More details will be posted when available on Tuesday.