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UPDATE:

The Oak Hill police department is investigating an fatal accident that happened along Route 19 on Monday.

Police released the identity of the victim on Tuesday morning.  Mary Jo Dahan, 40, of Fairmont was killed when she hit a pylon on the Main Street bridge over U.S. 19.  It happened just before 1 a.m. on Monday. Dahan was headed south on the road when she hit the bridge. No other cars were involved in the accident.

The cause of the accident has also not been determined, but police said alcohol may have been a factor.