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Two dead in West Hamlin accident

Jan. 12, 2013 @ 05:57 PM

WEST HAMLIN — Two people seriously injured in an car accident in Lincoln County early Saturday morning died after being transported to Cabell Huntington, a nursing supervisor confirmed.

The accident was reported around 12:45 a.m. Saturday on McClelland Highway in West Hamlin. A Lincoln County 911 dispatcher reported a car hit a parked tractor trailer.

The West Virginia State Police is investigating.

Hospital officials did not release names, and messages were left for the state police.

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