UPDATE (5:40 P.M. NOVEMBER 8, 2022) BAILEYSVILLE, WV (WVNS) – One fatality has been confirmed after a crash in Baileysville, West Virginia.

The crash involved a tractor trailer and a car. The area of Route 97 near the entrance to Horse Creek which was closed after the accident has been reopened, according to Wyoming County Emergency Management.

One fatality has been confirmed as a result of the crash, but no identity has been released yet.


ORIGINAL (3:30 P.M. NOVEMBER 8, 2022) BAILEYSVILLE, WV (WVNS) – A section of Route 97 is closed in Wyoming County due to a tractor trailer accident.

The accident involved a tractor trailer and a car colliding near the entrance to Horse Creek in Baileysville, Wyoming County.

According to Tim Ellison, the Emergency Management Director of Wyoming County, the road is shut down while the accident is being cleared.

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