NEW INFO: Fatal Accident Reported in Lavalette; Name Released

By: Carrie Cline Email
By: Carrie Cline Email

UPDATE 7/9/10 @ 1:20 p.m.
LAVALETTE, W.Va. (WSAZ) -- The Wayne County Sheriff's Office has released the names of the people involved in a fatal accident that happened Friday morning in Lavalette.

Deputy Pratt tells that the car that 19-year-old Jesse Hughes was driving crossed the center line and hit a car driven by James Hayden, who is in his 70s.

Hughes, from Wayne, died at the scene of the accident. Hayden was taken to a local hospital. His injuries have not been released.

Route 152 was closed for a couple of hours and reopened around mid-day Friday.

ORIGINAL STORY 7/9/10 @ 8:30 a.m.
LAVALETTE, W.Va. (WSAZ) -- One person has died in an accident in Wayne County.

911 Dispatchers tell the accident happened around 8:20 a.m. Friday. It happened on Route 152 in Lavalette in front of the Camp Creek Plaza.

There's no word yet on how the accident happened, or other injuries.

Route 152 is closed at this time.

We have a crew headed to the scene and will continue to update the story as more information is released.

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