3 dead, 2 injured in Thanksgiving Day crash
KANAWHA COUNTY, W.Va. (WSAZ) -
The Kanawha County Sheriff’s Office has confirmed two adults and a child died in a crash on I-79 this morning.
Deputies identified the adults as Nighat Syeda, 71, and Hira Syeda, 33. The child’s name has not been released.
Two children were transported for treatment of their injuries and are in serious condition.
Deputies say the vehicle involved was traveling from Upper Darby, Pennsylvania and was heading to Kentucky.
Deputies believe some occupants of the vehicle were not wearing seatbelts. The cause of the crash is not known at this time.
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It happened just before 6 a.m. on I-79 South at mile marker 11, near Frame Road.
According to the Kanawha County Sheriff’s Department, an SUV was traveling south when it went off of the right side of the road, entered and exited a ditch, and came to rest along the hillside.
The sheriff’s department is reporting three deaths.
Two adults and three children were inside the SUV.
The crash debris area is several hundred yards.
Deputies are going over the scene.
At this time, no other vehicles are believed to have been involved.
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