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UPDATE: Name released in Hernshaw fatal accident

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Published: Aug. 10, 2016 at 7:43 PM EDT
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UPDATE 8/11/16 @ 4:28 p.m.

KANAWHA COUNTY, W.Va. (WSAZ) -- Kanawha County Sheriff's Deputies have released the name of the man killed in a head-on crash Wednesday evening.

Deputies say Richard Barker, 36 of Chesapeake, died in the accident on Lens Creek Road in the Hernshaw area.

It happened just before 6 p.m. on Wednesday.

Another man was transported to the hospital with injuries. Deputies say they are unsure of their condition.

Marmet and Racine volunteer firefighters also responded to the crash.

Keep clicking on WSAZ Mobile and WSAZ.com for updates.

UPDATE 8/10/16 @ 8:35 p.m.

KANAWHA COUNTY, W.Va. (WSAZ) -- Lens Creek Road remained closed part of Wednesday night in the Hernshaw area after a deadly head-on crash earlier that evening in the 6400 block, Kanawha County Sheriff's deputies say.

They say one person was taken to the hospital with unknown injuries, and the other person was killed. Both victims are male.

The crash was reported just before 6 p.m. Wednesday. It happened near the Boone County line and involved two vehicles.

Marmet and Racine volunteer firefighters also responded to the accident.

Keep checking WSAZ Mobile and WSAZ.com for the latest on this story.


ORIGINAL STORY 8/10/16 @ 7:43 p.m.

KANAWHA COUNTY, W.Va. (WSAZ) -- A person died in an accident early Wednesday evening.

Metro 911 says the person was killed just before 6 p.m. in the 6400 block of Lens Creek Road in Hernshaw.

Kanawha County Sheriff's deputies are investigating the crash.

Keep clicking on WSAZ Mobile and WSAZ.com for the latest on this story.

 

 

Marmet and Racine FD also responded to the accident.