UPDATE: Pedestrian Hit and Killed by Car, Name Released

By: WSAZ News Staff Email
By: WSAZ News Staff Email

UPDATE 3/2/12 @ 8:30 a.m.
KANAWHA COUNTY, W.Va. (WSAZ) -- The Kanawha County Sheriff's Department is still investigating a fatal accident in Sissonville.

According to a news release, Danny Carpenter, 63, of Sissonville, was walking on the roadway toward Sissonville when he was hit by a truck traveling in the same direction.

Carpenter was pronounced dead at the scene. His body was taken to the Medical Examiner's Office.

The KCSO Accident Reconstruction Unit is still investigating the accident. Investigators do not believe alcohol was involved.

Sheriff's Deputies say this is the second person hit b ya vehicle in the area this week.

KANAWHA, COUNTY (WSAZ) -- Emergency crews responded to a fatal accident after a car struck a pedestrian.

The accident has closed Call Road near Sissonville in Kanawha County.

It happened about 9 p.m. Thursday, near the entrance ramp to Interstate 77.

Call Road was closed for several hours until the scene was cleared.

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