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UPDATE: Roadway reopens following vehicle hitting power pole, gas meter in Chesapeake, WV

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A vehicle hit a power pole and gas meter at MacCorkle Avenue Southeast at 123rd Street in Chesapeake, WV, causing the roadway to be shut down for several hours. More>>

House destroyed by fire in Logan County, WV

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A house was destroyed by a fire in Logan County, West Virginia. More>>

Vehicle accident in Clendenin, WV causes fuel leak, road closures

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A tractor trailer accident in Clendenin, West Virginia shut down two lanes of I-79 southbound between the 15 and 16 mile markers. More>>

Man dies in motorcycle accident in Braxton County, WV

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One man is dead after a motorcycle accident in Braxton County, WV. More>>

Air Algerie plane disappears from radar

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The official Algerian news agency says air navigation services lost track of the plane 50 minutes after takeoff early today. More>>

Home destroyed by fire in Dunbar, WV

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A mobile home was destroyed by a fire in Dunbar, West Virginia. More>>

Man sent to hospital after crash in Jackson County, OH

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A man was taken to a hospital after crashing into a semi tractor trailer in Jackson County, Ohio. More>>

Teen dies in Jackson County, OH crash

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A teenager died in a car crash on State Route 32 in Jackson County, Ohio. More>>

Accident in Pinch, WV sends one person to the hospital and shuts down roadway

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Kanawha County Metro 911 dispatchers confirmed one person was injured Monday evening after an accident at the intersection of Indian Creek Road and Bream Drive in Pinch, WV. More>>

Route 119 in Elkview open after single vehicle accident closes lanes

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The car crashed into a guardrail along the roadway, causing a rip in the fuel tank. More>>

Two dead, two injured in vehicle accident in Mingo County, WV

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The Mingo County Sheriff's Office is investigating a fatal vehicle accident in Matewan, West Virginia. More>>

UPDATE: Man charged with DUI in fatal accident in Huntington, WV

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Jonathan Kennedy, the driver of the vehicle involved in an accident along Spring Valley Drive in Huntington, WV which killed 21-year-old Nicholas McFann, is being charged with DUI causing death.
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UPDATE: All westbound lanes on I-64 near Cross lanes reopen after multi-vehicle crash shut down roadway

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UPDATE: All lanes of I-64 reopen after multi-vehicle crash shut down the westbound lanes near Cross Lanes. The cause of the accident remains under investigation.  More>>

UPDATE: I-77 Northbound reopens following tractor trailer accident

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The West Virginia State police Turnpike closed part I-77 Northbound near the 93 mile marker in Marmet following a tractor trailer hitting a concrete barrier overnight Saturday.  More>>

Accident along I-64 in Cabell County, WV injured one man and caused traffic delays

Accident in the eastbound lanes of I-64 injured one man and caused traffic delays on Friday, July 18. Accident in the eastbound lanes of I-64 injured one man and caused traffic delays on Friday, July 18.
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A man was thrown from a vehicle after an accident on I-64 in Cabell County, WV. More>>

Sheriff investigating motorcycle crash in Lewis County, KY

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Lewis County Sheriff Johnny Bivens is investigating the reasons behind a motorcycle crashing into a pedestrian on KY 10 Thursday night. More>>

UPDATE: Names released in fatal crash on Route 10 near Chapmanville, WV Video included

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Three people died in a crash involving a car and a pick-up truck on Route 10 near Chapmanville, West Virginia.
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Malaysia says jetliner did not make distress call

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The Malaysia Airlines jetliner that went down in war-torn Ukraine did not make any distress call, according to Malaysia's prime minister. More>>

Two people dead in two vehicle crash in Pike County, OH

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A man and woman are dead in a two vehicle crash which occurred in Pike County, Ohio.   More>>

Pikeville, KY woman killed in head-on crash near Salyersville

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According to the Kentucky State Police one Pikeville woman is dead after a head on collision along Mountain Parkway near the Salyersville area of Magoffin County. More>>

Abandoned home goes up in flames in Sissonville, WV

Abadoned home along Rich Fork Road in Sissonville, WV goes up in smoke. Abadoned home along Rich Fork Road in Sissonville, WV goes up in smoke.
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Fire rescue crews in Kanawha County, WV responded to a fire at a home that been abandoned in Sissonville, WV More>>

Portion of Route 7 closed after warehouse fire in Washington County, OH

Fire at a warehouse in Washington County, OH forces closure of a portion of Route 7. Fire at a warehouse in Washington County, OH forces closure of a portion of Route 7.
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A trash fire at a warehouse between Belpre, Ohio and Marietta Ohio forced a portion Route 7 to close in Washington County, OH  More>>

UPDATE: Motorcycle accident kills 1 person in Hughes Creek, WV; victim's name released

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Metro 911 confirms a fatal accident occurred on East Dupont Avenue and Route 60. Dispatchers said it happened just before 6 p.m. Saturday.  More>>

Car crashes into home in Sissonville, WV

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According to dispatchers, the vehicle was traveling along Sissonville Drive, when it left the road and struck a home.
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