Rubio, Rep. Joe Heck assist accident victims in West Virginia
The following is from the Wheeling News-Register in West Virginia, where Rubio was fundraising Thursday:
TRIADELPHIA – Around 9:30 p.m. Thursday, two members of Congress, Sen. Marco Rubio and Rep. Joe Heck, stopped along Interstate 70 near The Highlands after seeing the wreckage of the four-vehicle accident that claimed the life of 62-year-year-old Bernard Bachmann of Washington, Pa.
Earlier in the evening, the Republican lawmakers attended an event at Undo’s West in St. Clairsville. Rubio, a former presidential candidate from Florida, is seeking re-election to the Senate, while Heck of Nevada is seeking to replace outgoing Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid, D-Nev.
According to Heck’s website, he is a physician who earned his medical degree from the Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine in 1988. Information from the Rubio campaign states Rubio and Heck pulled off the road upon seeing the accident and assisted the victims as best they could until emergency responders arrived.