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UPDATE: Wayne County Deputy Hurt in Crash

By: WSAZ News Email
By: WSAZ News Email

WAYNE COUNTY, W.Va. (WSAZ) --A Wayne County Sheriff’s Deputy was hurt in a crash on Route 152 Friday morning.

The accident, which also involved a garbage truck, happened several miles south of Lavalette about 4a.m.

Corporal L. Pennington with the West Virginia State Police tells WSAZ.com the deputy was driving south when the garbage truck pulled out onto the highway from Ridgemont Heights Road.

The Sheriff’s Deputy was taken to the hospital with minor injuries. The driver of the garbage truck was not hurt.

The highway was closed for about three hours while crews cleaned up a fluid spill.



UPDATE 7/12/13 @ 6:57 a.m.
WAYNE COUNTY, W.Va. (WSAZ) -- Dispatchers say Route 152 near Lavalette has reopened. It closed when a Wayne County Sheriff's Cruiser and a garbage truck crashed about 4 a.m. Friday.

The cause of the crash remains under investigation.

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UPDATE 7/12/13 @ 5:35 a.m.
WAYNE COUNTY, W.Va. (WSAZ) -- A crash involving a Wayne County Sheriff's Cruiser and garbage truck has shut down Route 152 near Lavalette in Wayne County.

The Sheriff's Deputy suffered minor injuries in the crash.

Hydraulic fluid spilled on the road, forcing a shutdown until it can be cleaned up.

Dispatchers are unsure how long clean-up will take.

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ORIGINAL STORY 7/12/13 @ 4:25 a.m.
WAYNE COUNTY, W. Va. (WSAZ) -- A crash involving a car and a garbage truck has shut down Route 152 near Lavalette in Wayne County.

Emergency dispatchers tell us the driver of the car suffered minor injuries in the crash, but hydraulic fluid spilled on the road, forcing a shutdown until it can be cleaned up.

Dispatchers were unsure how long clean-up would take.

We have a crew headed to the scene.

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