UPDATE: Name Released: Fatal Car Accident in Jackson County

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

UPDATE 1/8/12 @ 4:30 p.m.

RIPLEY, W. Va. (WSAZ) -- We now have the name of the person who died in a car accident Saturday in Jackson County.

West Virginia State Police say Lee Harrison, age 62, was killed in an accident on Route 21 near Ripley.

Troopers say a car was stopped, ready to turn left, then another car slammed into it. Harrison's vehicle then hit both of those cars, flipped into the air and ejected him out of the vehicle.

Harrison died at the scene of the crash.


JACKSON COUNTY, W.Va. (WSAZ) -- One person is dead after a three-car crash Saturday afternoon. It happened on Route 21 near Ripley in Jackson County, West Virginia.

Dispatchers say one car rear-ended another car before a third vehicle also crashed and even flipped off the road. Three people were taken to the hospital, including one person who had to be air lifted. WSAZ.com has learned that person later died from their injuries. State police have yet to release the victim's name.

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