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A morning accident in Raleigh County sends one person to the hospital.

Fire Departments from Bradley and Pax responded to an accident at the North Beckley exit off of the West Virginia Turnpike.  Officials with the Bradley Prosperity Volunteer Fire Department told 59News that a passenger car rear-ended a tractor-trailer at around 8 a.m. on Wednesday.  The truck was hauling a flatbed trailer, and had stopped at a red light.

The driver of the car was taken to Raleigh General Hospital with what officials said were minor injuries.  The driver of the truck was not injured.  That accident is under investigation by the Raleigh County Sheriff's Office and the West Virginia Department of Transportation.