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Roane Woman Killed When Truck Crashes Into House

By: Associated Press Email
By: Associated Press Email

LOONEYVILLE, W.Va. (AP) - Police have arrested the driver of a pickup truck that crashed into a house in Roane County, killing one person and injuring another.

Media outlets report that 23-year-old Chaz Simmons of Spencer is charged with DUI causing death and DUI causing injury.

The Roane County Sheriff's Department says a truck driven by Simmons ran off Route 36 and hit the house near Looneyville around 3 a.m. Thursday.

Thirty-year-old Kelly Casto was killed and 38-year-old William Cottrell was severely injured. Cottrell is listed in serious condition at Charleston Area Medical Center.

Police say Casto and Cottrell were asleep inside the house when the accident occurred.

Simmons was treated for minor injuries and released.

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LOONEYVILLE, W.Va. (AP) - Police say a Roane County woman is dead and a man is injured after a pickup truck crashed into a house in Roane County.

The Roane County Sheriff's Department tells media outlets that the victims were asleep inside the house when the accident occurred early Thursday morning near Looneyville.

The names of the victims and the truck's driver haven't been released.

Police say the truck was westbound on Route 36 when it ran off the road and hit the house.

The investigation is continuing.

(Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.)


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