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UPDATE: Fatal Accident In Wood County

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UPDATE 4/8/2014 4:10 PM

The driver of a water tank truck died after it flipped over the edge of Route 50 in Deerwalk Tuesday morning.

Wood County crash investigators say it all started when Beverly Mace of Deerwalk didn't stop her Buick station wagon at a stop sign and made a left turn into the path of the truck.

Mace and her passenger were hospitalized.

They've since been released

We're told the truck driver was from northern West Virginia and was working for McCammon Trucking.

State police say a recent increase in local drilling is putting more water tank trucks on Route 50.

They say drivers aren't used to sharing the road with these trucks.


UPDATE 4/8/2014 9:25 AM

One man died in an accident in Wood County Tuesday morning.

Authorities say he was driving a water tank truck on Route 50.

A car pulled out from Route 31 without stopping and authorities say he hit that car and went over a bank into the woods.

The two people in the car were taken to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

The name of the man killed is not known at this time.

Deerwalk and Eastwood fire departments responded.


Crews are responding to an accident at Routes 50 and 31 in Wood County.

Wood County 911 dispatchers say a water tank truck is involved.

Information about injuries is not available at this time.

We have a reporter on the scene and we will bring you more information as it becomes available.


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