"We are aware of an accident that occurred on Saturday that involved a number of our local Boy Scouts. Our heartfelt prayers go out for all of the Scouts, their families, and for the community. We are working to determine what happened, and we are gathering facts as they become available. We are cooperating in the investigation and will assist in the process as it goes forward.
As a community together, we continue to pray and stand by to assist as needed."
Statement by Rob Walker, General Manager, Upshur Rural Electric Cooperative