Elderly woman killed in Nicholas County accident


State Police responded to the scene of a fatal accident in Nicholas County on Sunday, March 13th, just before 6:30 p.m.

A preliminary investigation found that 79-year-old Lindale McClung was attempting to cross Route 19  at the intersection of Mount Lookout Road when he failed to yield the right away to 60-year-old Allen Hall, according to a release.

McClung’s wife, 75-year-old Ila McClung, was pronounced dead on the scene. The two were from Mount Lookout.

Hall, a resident of Lookout, was taken to Charleston General Hospital in a medical helicopter for treatment.

The investigation is ongoing.

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