UPDATE: Route 60 Reopens in Cedar Grove After Rock Slide

UPDATE @ 2:30 p.m.
KANAWHA COUNTY, W.Va. (WSAZ) -- Route 60 is back open to traffic after a rock slide early Tuesday morning.

It was reported about 8 a.m. Tuesday at 4059 Dupont Avenue. That's east of the GoMart in Cedar Grove.

An AEP spokesperson tells WSAZ.com an AEP worker was injured by the rock slide.

Phil Moye says the employee was driving along Route 60 in a company vehicle when he approached a large rock in the road. The driver tried to avoid it, but more rocks started to fall from the hillside. The employee suffered minor injuries, but Moye says he was taken to the hospital as a precaution.

The road reopened about 2 p.m. Tuesday.



UPDATE @ 10 a.m.
KANAWHA COUNTY, W.Va. (WSAZ) -- One lane of Route 60 in Cedar Grove is back open to traffic after a rock slide.

It was reported about 8 a.m. Tuesday at 4059 Dupont Avenue. That's east of the GoMart in Cedar Grove.

An AEP spokesperson tells WSAZ.com an AEP worker was injured by the rock slide.

Phil Moye says the employee was driving along Route 60 in a company vehicle when he approached a large rock in the road. The driver tried to avoid it, but more rocks started to fall from the hillside. The employee suffered minor injuries, but Moye says he was taken to the hospital as a precaution.

The Division of Highways has been called to the scene to help clean up the debris.

The other lane is expected to reopen about noon Tuesday.

Keep clicking on WSAZ.com for the latest information.



ORIGINAL STORY
KANAWHA COUNTY, W.Va. (WSAZ) -- Route 60 in Cedar Grove is closed due to a rock slide.

It was reported about 8 a.m. Tuesday at 4059 Dupont Avenue. That's east of the GoMart in Cedar Grove.

The Division of Highways has been called to the scene. No word on when the road will reopen.

We have a crew headed to the scene. Keep clicking on WSAZ.com for the latest information.


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