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Rt. 119 in Big Chimney reopens after fatal crash

A fatal crash early Friday morning closed Rt. 119 in Big Chimney.
A fatal crash early Friday morning closed Rt. 119 in Big Chimney.(John Green)
Published: Oct. 22, 2021 at 4:44 AM EDT
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UPDATE 10/22/21 7:49 A.M.

BIG CHIMNEY, W.Va (WSAZ) - Kanawha County deputies have released the name of the person killed on Route 119 early Friday morning.

According to the Kanawha County Sheriff Department’s Facebook post, Barbara Facemyer, 61 years old from Sissonville, West Virginia, was killed in the crash on Pennsylvannia Avenue.

Deputies say Facemyer crossed the center line of the road and struck a pickup truck head on. Facemyer’s dog was also in the car and died in the crash.

The driver of the pickup truck was not injured.

UPDATE 10/22/21 7:40 A.M.

BIG CHIMNEY, W.Va (WSAZ) - Rt. 119 in Big Chimney is back open after a fatal crash.

The name of the person who died hasn’t been released.

Keep checking the WSAZ App for the latest information.

UPDATE 10/22/21 6:19 A.M.

BIG CHIMNEY, W.Va (WSAZ) - Sgt. Brian Humphreys with the Kanawha County Sheriff’s Department confirms that a person has died in the crash.

The 4000 block of Pennsylvania Avenue will be shut down for an extended period of time due to the accident.

Keep checking the WSAZ App for the latest information.

UPDATE 10/22/21 5:00 a.m.

BIG CHIMNEY, W.Va (WSAZ) - One person has been taken to the hospital in a crash involving a car and a pick-up truck on Rt. 119 in Big Chimney.

According to Kanawha County deputies on scene, it was a head-on collision.

Deputies say the car was traveling North on Rt. 119 when it went left of center and hit the pick-up truck.

The driver of the car was taken to the hospital. Their injuries aren’t known.

The driver of the pick-up truck was treated at the scene.

Rt. 119 in Big Chimney remains closed.

BIG CHIMNEY, W.Va. (WSAZ) - Pennsylvania Ave. is closed in the 4000 block in Big Chimney after a crash.

The crash happened a little before 4:30 Friday morning.

WSAZ has a crew headed to the scene.

Keep clicking the WSAZ App and WSAZ.com for the latest information.

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