Mercer County, WV (March 23, 2019) – Police responded to a fatal accident that took place on Interstate 77 and took the life of one person. The accident involved a semi-truck and a pickup truck.
On Wednesday afternoon, an accident took place near the area of Camp Creek. The West Virginia State Police confirmed that the driver of the pickup truck struck the rear of the semi-truck while he was attempting to pass it.
The pickup truck then left the road and went about 50 feet into a ravine. The 50-year-old truck driver died at the scene of the crash. However, at this time, police have not released the names of those involved.
The crash is still under investigation at this time.
We understand how difficult it can be to face the aftermath of a fatal accident. We would like to extend our condolences to those who have suffered due to this accident.
Fatal Accidents in West Virginia
Hundreds of people lose their lives in fatal accidents in West Virginia every year. Some of these accidents take place due to the negligence of other parties, and a road mistake like this could have a huge impact on your life. It can be extremely difficult to move forward if you have to unexpectedly deal with the aftermath of losing a loved one. Our car accident attorneys are here to help you retain your rights at this time.
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