UPDATE: Police confirm one person killed in accident on Route 19

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FAYETTEVILLE, WV (WVNS) — 4 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 26, 2019 UPDATE: U.S. Route 19 is back open following an accident in Fayetteville, WV on Tuesday. Police confirmed one person was killed in the collision. The name of the victim was not released.

It happened at the intersection of Route 19 and Court Street. Crews cleared the scene at around 2 p.m. The cause of the accident is still under investigation by the Fayetteville Police Department.


ORIGINAL STORY: Emergency crews are responding to an accident involving a tractor-trailer in Fayette County. The collision occurred just before 11 a.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 26, 2019.

The wreck happened at the intersection of U.S. 19 and Court Street in Fayetteville. It involved a car and a tractor-trailer. The cause of the accident is still under investigation. The conditions and identities of the drivers are unknown at this time.

Fayetteville firefighters are directing southbound traffic, as one lane is shut down at this time. West Virginia State troopers, Fayette County Sheriff’s deputies, Fayetteville firefighters, and GEMS paramedics responded.

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