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Names Released: Car Crashes into Tree, Killing Ohio Man

By: Carrie Jones Email
By: Carrie Jones Email

UPDATE: Monday
BARBOURSVILLE, W.Va. (WSAZ) -- Barboursville Police say a 56-year-old man from Proctorville, Ohio was killed in a crash on Route 60 in Barboursville on Saturday.

Chief Mike Coffey tells WSAZ.com that Harvey Hall III was a passenger in the car driven by James Shaver, 60, of Patriot, Ohio.

Coffey says Shaver remains in intensive care at St. Mary's Medical Center.

Investigators have not been able to talk to Shaver about why he lost control and crashed.



ORIGINAL STORY
BARBOURSVILLE, W.Va. (WSAZ) -- A crash on Route 60 Saturday afternoon sent the driver to the hospital and left his passenger dead.

It happened just after Noon in Barboursville.

Police say that a car heading East somehow lost control and went over an embankment and then hit a tree.

A 56-year-old man was killed in the crash. The 60-year-old driver was taken to the hospital.

Both men were from Lawrence County, Ohio.

The accident is still under investigation.


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