MASON COUNTY, W.Va. (WSAZ) -- U.S. 35 is back open Tuesday night after a deadly crash near the junction of state Route 2 in the Point Pleasant area, our crew at the scene reports.
The West Virginia Department of Highways confirms the crash was fatal and involved a tractor-trailer. At least one person was killed in the accident
According to the Mason County Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Management Facebook page, the accident happened in the area of Three Mile Bridge. The agency reported about the accident around 4 p.m.
West Virginia 511 reports that a fire was involved in the crash, which is on U.S. 35 North at the junction of state Route 2.
Before the road reopened, traffic was being detoured onto state Route 817.
The tractor-trailer went over the side of a bridge, and that bridge is being investigated for possible structural damage, according to the DOH.
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