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Names Released Of Man Killed, Woman Injured In Route 60 Crash West Of St. Albans

Reported: Apr. 18, 2014 9:19 AM EDT
Updated: Apr. 18, 2014 9:44 AM EDT
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ST. ALBANS, W.Va. -- Kanawha deputies have released the names of a man who was killed and a woman who was injured in a single-vehicle crash on U.S. 60 near the Putnam County line west of St. Albans.

Timothy Fox, 52, of Black Betsy died at the scene of the accident that occurred about 3 p.m. Thursday, according to a news release from the Kanawha County Sheriff's Office. His wife, Melinda Fox, 42, of Black Betsy was transported to Charleston Area Medical Center's General Hospital for treatment. A hospital spokeswoman said she has been released. Both were trapped in the vehicle and had to be cut out by emergency crews.

The Ford Ranger driven by Melinda Fox was traveling east on Route 60 when it went off the road to the right, then left into oncoming traffic, then right off the roadway into an embankment, the release said. It then overturned and came to rest in the roadway.

First responders from the West Side Volunteer Fire Department, St. Albans City Fire Department and the Kanawha County Emergency Ambulance Authority went to the scene to assist. The sheriff's office's crash reconstruction team is investigating the wreck.



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