One Dead, Two Injured In Accident On U.S. Rt. 50

By: Erin Pulsanti Email
By: Erin Pulsanti Email

A Parkersburg man has died after injuries sustained in a car accident Friday night.

According to officials at the Wood County Sheriff's Office, 72-year-old Robert Merrill was attempting to cross U.S Rt. 50 from the North intersection of Dutch Ridge Road, at 10:15pm, Firday. Officials say his car was then hit by a vehicle in the westbound lane.

Authorities say Merrill died from his injuries

Two of the three occupants in the other car involved were treated for minor injuries at Camden Clark Medical Center.

The investigation into the crash is ongoing.


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