UPDATE | Victim's name in Huntington crash released

Cabell County dispatchers said it happened near the intersection of 3rd Ave. and 3rd St. around 12:45 a.m. Saturday.
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HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (WSAZ) UPDATE 12/2/19 @ 10:10 a.m.
A man has died from a crash over the weekend in Huntington.

Huntington Police Chief Hank Dial tells WSAZ Robert Chase Adkins, 27, from Huntington died Saturday morning when he crashed on 3rd Avenue.

Dispatchers say his car hit a power pole during the incident.

No information about what caused the crash has been released.



UPDATE 11/30/19 @ 4:37 p.m.
A two block stretch of 3rd Ave. in Huntington has reopened after a fatal crash Saturday morning.

Cabell County dispatchers said it happened near the intersection of 3rd Ave. and 3rd St. around 12:45 a.m. Saturday.

One man was killed in the crash. Dispatchers said his car hit a power pole during the incident.

Power crews had to repair the pole before traffic could reopen.

The victim's name has not been released.


ORIGINAL STORY 11/30/19 @ 10:53 a.m.
One person is dead after a crash in Huntington.

Cabell County dispatchers said it happened near the intersection of 3rd Ave. and 3rd St. around 12:45 a.m. Saturday.

One man was killed in the crash. Dispatchers said his car hit a power pole during the incident.

AEP is on scene. Huntington Police said 3rd Ave. between 4th St. and 2nd St. will be closed for a majority of the day Saturday for repairs.

The accident happened near the train tracks, so train traffic was stopped until officers clear the scene.

This is a developing story. Keep checking the WSAZ app for more information.