UPDATE: Elderly Woman Dies in Single-Car Crash; Name Released

UPDATE 4/23/12 @ 5:50 p.m.
PUTNAM COUNTY, W.Va. (WSAZ) -- The name of a woman who died in an accident in Putnam County on Friday night has been released.

Deputies tell WSAZ.com that Juanita Epling was driving along Route 817, near Winfield High School, when she lost control and hit a culvert.

Epling was killed instantly.

Deputies say a medical condition may have caused the crash.

Epling’s body has been sent to the State Medical Examiner's Office for an autopsy.



UPDATE 4/20/12 @ 10:30 p.m.
PUTNAM COUNTY, W.Va. (WSAZ) -- An elderly woman has died in a single-car crash.

Putnam County Sheriff's deputies tell WSAZ.com the woman ran off Winfield Road and hit a culvert about 6:30 p.m. Friday.

She was killed instantly.

Deputies say they are looking into the possibility that a medical condition may have caused the crash.

The woman was 68 years old. Her name has not yet been released.

Keep clicking on WSAZ.com for the latest information.



ORIGINAL STORY 4/20/12
PUTNAM COUNTY, W.Va. (WSAZ) -- A fatal crash has been reported in Putnam County.

Putnam County Sheriff's deputies tell WSAZ.com one person died in the accident.

911 dispatchers say it happened along Winfield Road about 6:30 p.m. Friday.

The road was shut down but has since reopened.

Keep clicking on WSAZ.com for the latest information.


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