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Dead raccoon tests positive for rabies in Va

Friday - 2/8/2013, 4:21am  ET

TOANO, Va. (AP) -- Health officials are trying to locate three people who were exposed to a rabid raccoon in James City County.

Lois Gary of the Peninsula Health District says the people found the raccoon along a road near Toano on Sunday and took it to a fire station. The raccoon later died and tests revealed it was rabid.

Media outlets report health officials are now seeking the public's help to find the three people.

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