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3 dead, 3 injured in W.Va. crash

Jul. 06, 2013 @ 10:45 AM

HEDGESVILLE, W.Va. (AP) — A single-vehicle accident in West Virginia’s Eastern Panhandle has left three people dead and three injured.

The Berkeley County Sheriff’s Department says the deadly crash occurred early Friday evening when a pickup truck carrying six struck a tree in Hedgesville.

The Journal  reports that three passengers were pronounced dead at the scene. Three passengers were being treated for their injuries.

The identities of the accident victims have not been released.

The sheriff’s department said the cause of the crash is being investigated.