Mingo County, WV (February 23, 2019) – On Monday, police responded to a fatal car accident that took place on US-119 in Lenore that took the life of a teacher.
The West Virginia State Police responded to the accident to find that the 27-year-old victim lost her life in a T-bone type crash around 4:00 p.m. that afternoon. A man was driving the other vehicle that collided with the teacher’s vehicle and was taken to the hospital with injuries.
The victim who lost her life in the accident has since been identified by police as 27-year-old Ashley Ferguson, a first-grade teacher at a local school.
Police say that Ferguson had just left an in-service training day at the Mingo Central High School.
The investigation into the matter continues at this time.
We would like to extend our sincerest condolences to the family and friends of Ashley Ferguson at this time, as we understand how difficult it can be to deal with the aftermath of a fatal accident.
Fatal Accidents in West Virginia
In 2011, there was a total of 337 traffic fatalities across all of West Virginia and many more hospitalizations of those who have been injured. Losing a loved one in a West Virginia car accident is not an easy aspect to endure and something that might have negatively impacted you on both emotional and financial levels. If you have endured one of these life-changing experiences, we want you to know that you have many rights.
Our empathetic personal injury attorneys at Katz, Kantor, Stonestreet, & Buckner have handled a variety of accident cases for those who have suffered immeasurable losses in the past and are willing to stand by your side every step of the way. Your case is important to us and we would like to help you achieve results during this difficult time. Please contact us to find out how we can assist you in your time of need at (304) 713-2014.