One dead in W.Va. 2 crash
GLENWOOD -- One person was killed Wednesday in a two-vehicle crash that occurred about 4 p.m. on W.Va. 2 near the Mason County and Cabell County line.
According to the Cabell County Sheriff's Office, one person was pronounced dead at the scene while two others were transported to the hospital with serious injuries.
Although the investigation is ongoing, Sheriff Thomas McComas said it appeared the Ford Focus carrying the injured driver and passenger was traveling northbound and the Pontiac Grand Am was traveling southbound when one of the cars veered across the center line and collided with the other.
The Ford Focus, which came to rest in the northbound lane, had heavy damage to its front while most of the damage to the Grand Am was on the driver's side. The Grand Am came to rest by a tree line on the west side of the roadway.
McComas said damage to the Ford Focus was so severe that the driver and passenger had to be extricated from the vehicle.
Both lanes of W.Va. 2 were closed for at least two hours while law enforcement investigated the scene.
The names of those involved in the crash were not released Wednesday night.
The Herald-Dispatch welcomes your comments on this article, but please be civil. Avoid profanity, obscenity, personal attacks, accusations of criminal activity, name-calling or insults to the other posters. Herald-dispatch.com does not control or monitor comments as they are posted, but if you find a comment offensive or uncivil, hover your mouse over the comment and click the X that appears in the upper right of the comment. If you do not want your comment to post to your personal Facebook page, uncheck the box below the comment.