UPDATE: Name released of man killed in motorcycle crash

Published: Jun. 6, 2018 at 3:05 PM EDT
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UPDATE 6/8/18 @ 11:09 a.m.

The name of a man killed in a motorcycle accident in Kanawha County has been released.

Clarence Snodgrass, 77, of Racine, died in the crash.

West Virginia State Police troopers say Snodgrass was driving a motorcycle on Lens Creek Road about five miles outside of Marmet when he was hit by a truck.

Investigators determined the truck driver crossed the center line going around a curve and hit Snodgrass head on. He died from his injuries.

It happened just before 2:30 p.m. Wednesday.

Criminal charges are possible.

UPDATE 6/6/18 @ 5:43 p.m.

Lens Creek Road in Hernshaw is back open after a fatal motorcycle accident Wednesday afternoon.

It happened about 2:30 p.m. at the intersection with Nubbie Hollow Road.

A motorcycle and a truck were involved in the crash.

The name of the person who was killed has not been released.

Keep checking WSAZ Mobile and WSAZ.com for updates.

UPDATE 6/6/18 @ 4 p.m.

According to the West Virginia Department of Transportation, a motorcyclist was killed in the accident that happened Wednesday afternoon along Lens Creek Road.

Both lanes of Lens Creek Road are still closed.

The Marmet Fire Department and West Virginia State Police are still on scene trying to determine what caused the crash. It was reported around 2:30 p.m.

They are also awaiting the the state's medical examiner to arrive on scene.

Metro 911 dispatchers say the roadway is expected to remain closed for an extended time.

Keep checking WSAZ Mobile and WSAZ.com for the latest information.


One person is dead after an accident near the Lens Creek Road and Nubbie Hollow Road intersection Wednesday afternoon.

Metro 911 dispatchers say a motorcycle and a truck are involved in that crash.

Lens Creek Road is currently shut down and there is no time frame for when it will reopen.

Keep checking WSAZ Mobile and WSAZ.com for the latest information.