EYEWITNESS LOCAL NEWSTwo Killed In Fayette County Car Crash
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Reported by: Bethany Simmons
Web Producer: Bethany Simmons
Also Contributing: Mamie Buoy, WOAY
Reported: Aug. 26, 2013 8:03 AM EDT
Updated: Sep. 3, 2013 9:39 AM EDT
Hico, Fayette County , West Virginia
We now know more details on a car accident that killed two people in Fayette County Monday afternoon.
The accident happened on Route 60 in Hico around 2:30 p.m..
Police say the driver of a Pontiac Sunfire was speeding, passing several vehicles, and lost control when trying to re-enter the right lane. The vehicle hit an embankment, went airborne and landed on its top.
Three people were in the car. Two died on the scene. The third victim, 32-year-old Daniel Allen Smith, was flown to the hospital where he is in stable condition.
Two people died in a rollover accident along Route 60 in Fayette County on Monday.
The crash happened about 2:30 p.m. near the Foodland in the area, Fayette County deputies said. In addition to the two fatalities, one person was flown to the hospital.
The names of the victims have not been released, pending family notification. The Fayette County Sheriff's Office continues to investigate the accident.
This latest accident marks the sixth vehicle-crash related death in Fayette County, since Saturday.
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