Lewis-Gale Hospital Montgomery
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|Lewis-Gale Hospital Montgomery|
|Hospital Corporation of America|
|Location||Blacksburg, Virginia, U.S.|
|Care system||LewisGale Regional Health System|
|Website||LewisGale Hospital Montgomery|
Lewis-Gale Hospital Montgomery, formerly Montgomery Regional Hospital (MRH), is a hospital in the town of Blacksburg, in Montgomery County, Virginia. The hospital is a subsidiary of Hospital Corporation of America.
On August 20, 2006, William Morva shot and killed Derrick McFarland, a security guard in the emergency department at Montgomery Regional Hospital. Morva had been in jail awaiting trial on an attempted robbery charge, but was taken to MRH after sustaining a sprained ankle and wrist while in jail. After using the restroom, he attacked the security guard and a Montgomery County Sheriff's deputy. Morva escaped the emergency department, but was captured the next day. While escaping capture, he shot and killed Montgomery County sheriff's Cpl. Eric Sutphin on the morning of August 21.
Virginia Tech massacre
- HCA Hospitals
- The Use and Financing of Trauma Centers in Virginia
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