MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) - A spokeswoman for Bob Henry Baber says the Mountain Party candidate for governor and his two youngest children have been injured in a crash on Interstate 79.
Tiffany Washington says Baber was driving to Pittsburgh to catch a flight Thursday when the rear end of a tractor-trailer attempting to pass struck the vehicle and pushed it into the guardrail.
Washington says Baber and the children were hurt, but she didn't immediately know the extent of their injuries.
State Police Trooper First Class J.G. Baker says Baber reported the hit-and-run and the truck's license plate by cell phone, then followed the driver while police issued an alert.
A trooper stopped the trucker on Interstate 68.
Baker says 44-year-old Scott Lunsford of Clarksville, Ga., was charged with failure to maintain control.
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