WSAZ - Local News and Breaking News Coverage for West Virginia, Ohio and Kentucky

NEW DETAILS: Two Children Killed in I-79 Crash; Names Released

By: Jeremy Edwards Email
By: Jeremy Edwards Email

UPDATE 3/11/13 @ 10:50 a.m.
BRAXTON COUNTY, W.Va. (WSAZ) -- New details have been released about a crash that left two children dead.

West Virginia State Police tell WSAZ.com Amy King was heading north on I-79 near Frametown on Friday afternoon.

King lost control and crashed into the median.

King, her daughters, Amaya, Deja Birchfield, and her mother, Cyndie King, were all hurt in the accident. King's daughter, Michaela White, 12, and nephew, Jon King, 14, were both killed in the crash.

Troopers say none of the kids were wearing seat belts.

King was given a ticket for failing to maintain control of her car and not having the kids buckled up.



UPDATE 3/8/13 @ 4:50 p.m.
BRAXTON COUNTY, W.Va. (WSAZ) -- Two children have been killed in an accident on I-79 in Braxton County.

West Virginia State Police tell WSAZ.com the driver of a car was heading north near Frametown when that person lost control and landed in the median.

Four kids were in the car. Troopers say none of them was wearing a seatbelt.

A 12-year-old girl and a 14-year-old boy were thrown from the car. They both died on the scene. Four other people were hurt, but their medical conditions were unavailable.

State police say charges are pending in the case.

Keep clicking on WSAZ.com for the latest information.



ORIGINAL STORY
BRAXTON COUNTY, W.Va. (WSAZ) -- Two people have been killed in a single-car crash on I-79 in Braxton County.

The West Virginia Department of Transportation says four other people have been hurt in the crash.

It happened near the Frametown exit.

The southbound fast lane is closed in the area.

West Virginia State Police are investigating.

Keep clicking on WSAZ.com for updates.


Comments are posted from viewers like you and do not always reflect the views of this station.
powered by Disqus
WSAZ NewsChannel 3 645 Fifth Avenue Huntington, WV 25701 304-697-4780 WSAZ Charleston 111 Columbia Avenue Charleston, WV 25302 304-344-3521
Gray Television, Inc. - Copyright © 2002-2014 - Designed by Gray Digital Media - Powered by Clickability 196430201 - wsaz.com/a?a=196430201