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UPDATE: Woman Dies in Crash on I-77 Near Sissonville; Name Released

By: Anna Baxter, Brooks Jarosz; Jennifer Rizzi Email
By: Anna Baxter, Brooks Jarosz; Jennifer Rizzi Email

UPDATE 11/26/12 @ 8 a.m.
SISSONVILLE, W.Va. (WSAZ) -- A woman has died after an accident along Interstate 77 in Sissonville.

The accident happened just before 6 p.m. Sunday just north of the Eden's Fork exit.

According to a news release, Angela Sharps, 24, of Julian, was headed north on I-77 when she lost control of her car and went into the median. Sharps was thrown from the vehicle as the vehicle rolled, according to deputies.

Sharps died at the scene.

The accident remains under investigation.



UPDATE: 11/25/12 @ 7:15 p.m.
SISSONVILLE, W.Va. (WSAZ) -- A woman was critically injured after crashing her car along Interstate 77 Sunday evening, according to Kanawha County Sheriff's Deputies.

Deputies say it happened just before 6 p.m. Sunday. They say the woman had been driving recklessly on the interstate near Sissonville when she skidded sideways near mile marker 108 and crashed into the median. She was ejected from the car.

Deputies say she was taken by ambulance to the hospital but is not expected to survive.

No one else was hurt or inside the car. The woman's name has not yet been released.

All lanes of I-77 have since reopened.

Keep clicking WSAZ.com for updates.



ORIGINAL STORY
SISSONVILLE, W.Va. (WSAZ) -- A person was transported to the hospital after getting thrown from a car, according to Metro 911.

Dispatchers tell WSAZ.com the fast lanes of North and Southbound Interstate 77 remains closed following the crash.

It happened just before 6 p.m. Sunday near mile marker 108 on Interstate 77 North.

Dispatchers initially got reports that a semi truck may have been involved. A car was found in the median and a person was ejected, according to Metro.
That person was rushed to the hospital.

We have a crew on the scene. Keep clicking WSAZ.com for updates.


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