MARLINTON, WV (WVNS)– Two people are confirmed dead following a traffic accident in Pocahontas County.

According to a release from the West Virginia State Police at around 5:15 p.m. on Monday, April 10, 2023, Troopers responded to a crash in the area of US Route 219 and WV Route 150 in Edray.

Police said a tri-axle truck and a Chevy Bolt collided. Darin Jackson and Ryan Jackson were both in the Chevy Bolt and were pronounced dead on the scene as a result of their injuries.

Pocahontas County Prosecuting Attorney Teresa Helmick, told 59News that Ryan Jackson was the Assistant Prosecuting Attorney in the county.

The accident remains under investigation.

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