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One Dead After Car Accident In Cross Lanes

Reported: Apr. 2, 2014 8:02 PM EDT
Updated: Apr. 2, 2014 11:33 PM EDT
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CROSS LANES, W.Va. (Mamie Buoy, Elizabeth Noreika, Mike Magee) - A man who allegedly lead deputies on a chase through Cross Lanes is dead after he crashed his sports car, causing it to catch on fire.

The accident happened in the 4900 block of Big Tyler Road around 7:30 p.m. Wednesday.

Deputies say they were involved in a chase with the driver of a Chevy Camaro after he refused to stop. They say they had to end the chase after the driver started going at speeds of up to 80 miles per hour.

They say the driver of the Camaro kept going and eventually hit a Honda Accord head on.

The woman in the Honda Accord was taken to the hospital but is expected to be okay.

The driver of the Camaro died on the scene. Two of his passengers were able to get out with the help of deputies and witnesses. No word if they will face any charges.







CROSS LANES, W.Va. (Mamie Buoy, Elizabeth Noreika) - One person is dead and several others injured after a car accident in Cross Lanes.

The accident happened in the 4900 block of Big Tyler Road around around 7:30 p.m. Wednesday.

Not many details are being released at this time, but we are told the road will be shut down while crews investigate.

We have a crew headed to the scene. Stay tuned to Eyewitness News for more information.



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