UPDATE: One Dead After Tractor Trailer Accident


UPDATE: MERCER COUNTY, WV (WOAY)- It has been confirmed that there has been one fatality in the tractor trailer accident this morning. The driver of the trailer lost control and went over an embankment.  Reconstruction is happening to clear the road from the accident.


MERCER COUNTY, WV (WOAY)- There has been a tractor trailer accident this morning that has left two people hurt.

Dispatch received the call at 1:09 a.m. The accident occurred near mile marker 21 on Interstate 77 Northbound. The two involved in the accident have been transported to the hospital. Princeton Rescue Squad, Bluestone Valley Fire Department and Turnpike Control were dispatched to the scene.

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