UPDATE | I-79 back open after crash in Clendenin

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CLENDENIN, W.Va. (WSAZ) UPDATE 6/14/19 @ 11:27 a.m.
I-79 in Clendenin is back open after an accident in the northbound lanes Friday morning.

ORIGINAL STORY 6/14/19
One northbound lane of I-79 in Clendenin is shut down after an accident Friday morning.

It happened about 7:30 a.m. near the Clendenin exit.

Emergency crews say the driver of a pickup truck was headed north when his vehicle flipped on its top. The driver was thrown from the vehicle.

The person was taken to the hospital, but the condition is unknown.

Dispatchers said drivers should avoid the area and use an alternate route while crews work at the scene.

Keep checking the WSAZ app for more information.