Retired Boone County paramedic passes away from COVID-19 complications


BOONE COUNTY, WV (WOWK) – A retired paramedic who worked in Boone County has died due to COVID-19 complications.

According to the Boone County Ambulance Authority, retired Lieutenant and Paramedic Richard Smith recently passed away from complications of COVID-19.

Smith retired in 2019 after 37 years of service to Boone County.

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