Route 2 back open after deadly crash

Motorcycle involved
A man died Monday in a two-vehicle crash on state Route 2 in Cabell County, West Virginia.
Published: Sep. 25, 2023 at 4:25 PM EDT
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CABELL COUNTY, W.Va. (WSAZ) -- State Route 2 is back open after a deadly crash Monday afternoon, according to Chief Deputy Doug Adams.

CABELL COUNTY, W.Va. (WSAZ) -- State Route 2 (Ohio River Road) is closed Monday afternoon in the Lesage area after a deadly crash involving a van and a motorcycle, the Cabell County Sheriff’s Department said.

Investigators say the motorcyclist has died. They say he was a man from Ohio.

The wreck was reported just after 4 p.m. near Hillbilly Hotdogs. That is in the 6900 block of state Route 2.

Three people were in the van at the time, and two were taken to the hospital for minor injuries.

Drivers in that area are encouraged to find other routes, because the roadway is expected to be closed for hours.

The Cabell County Sheriff’s Department is investigating. An accident reconstruction team is on the scene. Investigators are even using a drone to determine what led up to the crash.

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