Nina Dobrev, Kat Graham Nina Dobrev, Kat Graham

"Am I dead?" The Vampire Diaries' Elena (Nina Dobrev) asks Stefan (Paul Wesley) and Damon (Ian Somerhalder) when she wakes up after her accident on the CW drama's Season 4 premiere.

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In the first clip from the episode (which airs Thursday, Oct. 11 at 8/7c), Elena learns that she that she and Matt (Zach Roerig) were in a fatal crash. Relieved to find out that Matt made it out alive, Elena is horrified when Damon bluntly tells her how exactly it is that she "survived." (We're glad to see Damon's wry humor is back!)

Watch the clip below: