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UPDATE: Woman Killed in Crash in Kanawha County, Name Released

By: Jeremy Edwards Email
By: Jeremy Edwards Email

UPDATE 1/17/14 @ 5:40 p.m.
KANAWHA COUNTY, W.Va. (WSAZ) -- A woman died after investigators say she lost control of her truck.

The crash happened about 1:40 p.m. on Campbell's Creek Drive in Kanawha County.

The Kanawha County Sheriff's Office says Joanna Elam, 50, of Campbell's Creek, went off the roadway to the right and over-corrected, causing her truck to travel off the roadway to the left. They say her truck hit a ditch and flipped.

She was trapped inside the vehicle.

Elam died from her injuries.

The Sheriff's Office says she was not wearing a seatbelt.

Campbell's Creek Drive was shut down for about two hours after the crash, but has reopened.

They have not been able to determine what caused the crash.



UPDATE 1/17/14 @ 2:15 p.m.
KANAWHA COUNTY, W.Va. (WSAZ) -- A woman is dead after she crashed her truck in Kanawha County.

The accident happened near the intersection of Campbell's Creek Drive and Clifford Road about 1:45 p.m. Friday.

Investigators tell WSAZ.com the woman went off the road, over corrected and flipped over.

She died on the scene.

Her name has not been released.

Keep clicking on WSAZ.com for the latest on this story.



ORIGINAL STORY 1/17/14 @ 1:45 p.m.
KANAWHA COUNTY, W.Va. (WSAZ) -- A single car crash has closed a busy road in Kanawha County.

It happened about 1:45 p.m. on Campbell's Creek Drive and Clifford Road.

Dispatchers say the road will be closed in the area for awhile.

We have a crew headed to the scene. Keep clicking on WSAZ.com for more details.


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