MABEN, WV (WVNS) — UPDATE: 5:30 p.m., Friday May 7, 2021: The identity of a woman who lost her life in an accident near the Wyoming County line has been released.
Deputies say, Latosha Maynor, 29, of the Oceana area of Wyoming County died in the crash. Deputies tell 59 News the Mustang she was a passenger in crossed the center line and collided with a pickup truck.
None of the occupants of the Mustang were wearing seat belts.
MABEN, WV (WVNS) — An accident left one person dead and two injured in Wyoming County.
Dispatchers received the call for the wreck at 9:42 a.m. on Friday, May 7, 2021. It happened on West Virginia Route 54, around two miles from the Raleigh-Wyoming County line.
Two vehicles — a car and a Ford F-150 pickup truck — and a total of four people were involved. Wyoming County Sheriff’s deputies confirmed one person died and two others were hurt from this accident. All three of them were in the car.
According to the Wyoming County Sheriff’s Department, the truck was heading towards Beckley on the highway, while the car was heading in the opposite direction towards Mullens. Investigators determined the car crossed over the center line and collided with the pickup. They said nobody in the car was wearing a seat belt.
As of 10:30 a.m., the road is shut down until further notice. Deputies were on scene with EMS personnel and firefighters from Mullens and Lester.