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Person killed in U.S. 119 crash

A person has died late Friday afternoon in a pickup truck accident on U.S. 119 in Lincoln...
A person has died late Friday afternoon in a pickup truck accident on U.S. 119 in Lincoln County, West Virginia.(Source: Raycom Image Bank)
Updated: Jun. 11, 2021 at 5:11 PM EDT
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LINCOLN COUNTY, W.Va. (WSAZ) – A person has died late Friday afternoon in a pickup truck accident on U.S. 119 in Lincoln County, according to county 911 dispatchers.

It happened between 4 and 5 p.m. in the southbound lanes in the Pine Grove area.

Lincoln County Sheriff Gary Linville said the truck went out of control and came to rest in a northbound lane. He said the person killed was a passenger who was pronounced dead at the scene. The driver was taken to the hospital for unknown injuries.

Although Sheriff Linville said the early investigation shows the truck may have hydroplaned, investigators continue to look into the accident. No names have been released yet.

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