Victim of fatal accident in Daniels identified

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An accident that happened in the Daniels area on Raleigh County on Thursday night is now fatal.

Dorothy Price, 64, of Jumping Branch was walking on the side of Ritter Drive in Daniels with her son when she was hit by an SUV.  Sheriff's Deputies said that Price was taken to Beckley ARH where she died as a result of her injuries.

According to Emergency Services the accident happened by the Shell gas station.  Investigators said that the driver of the vehicle was not injured and there was no evidence that the driver was in any way intoxicated, speeding or distracted.  The driver's name is not being released and no charges are expected to be filed.

The case is still under investigation.  Beaver Fire Department and Jan-Care Ambulance also responded to the scene.


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