ABC reported that the two lawmakers witnessed the multi-vehicle accident on their way to their hotel after leaving an event in St. Clairsville. A spokesman for Heck said the pair pulled over to help those involved until first responders arrived.
Rubio has released a statement on behalf of him and his wife, "Send our prayers and condolences to the family of the individual who tragically lost their life."
Heck, also released a statement, "Prayers and condolences to those grieving" and wishing "a speedy recovery to the injured." He was once an emergency room doctor.