Rt. 19 Closed Earlier Due To Accident


FLAT TOP (WOAY)- Rt. 19 was closed earlier this morning as crews responded to a vehicle accident due to snowy conditions.

Dispatch told WOAY that  the accident happened in the Cherry Creek Dip in Flat Top earlier this morning.

Ghent Volunteer Fire Department, Jan-Care EMS and Raleigh County Sheriff’s Deputies all responded to the scene and no injuries were reported.

Dispatch and Police are reminding drivers to take caution today during slippery road conditions.



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