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Two People Taken To Hospital After Coal Truck Accident In Chelyan

Reported by: Send eMail Jeff Morris
Web Producer: Jeff Morris
Also Contributing: Brandon Stover, Bethany Simmons
Reported: Dec. 4, 2013 1:50 PM EST
Updated: Dec. 4, 2013 3:05 PM EST

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Chelyan , Kanawha County , West Virginia

Two people were taken to the hospital after an accident involving a coal truck in eastern Kanawha County on Wednesday .

The accident was reported about 1:45 p.m. along MacCorkle Avenue in front of the Dollar General store in the Chelyan area.

The coal truck reportedly struck the passenger car pictured here, Trooper Larry O'Brien said.




Emergency crews were responding Wednesday afternoon to an accident involving a coal truck and two other vehicles in Chelyan, Metro 911 said.

An emergency dispatcher said the wreck occurred on MacCorkle Avenue in front of the Dollar General store. There was a confirmed entrapment in one of the vehicles, a dispatcher said.

State Police, Kanawha medics and the East Bank and Chesapeake volunteer fire departments responded.

Eyewitness News has a crew responding to the scene. Stay tuned for updates on this story.



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