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NEW: 2 children dead in Braxton County crash; charges pending

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It happened around 1:30 p.m. Friday, March 8.

State Police say the driver was traveling on I-79 northbound when she control of her vehicle and hit the median. There were six people riding in the car at the time of the crash.

The driver's nephew, a 14-year-old boy, and her 12-year-old daughter, died at the scene. State Police say neither was wearing a seatbelt.

The driver is injured along with two other children, both her daughters.

Charges are pending.

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ORIGINAL:

Two people are dead after a single-vehicle accident that happened Friday afternoon, March 8 along I-79 in Braxton County.

According to the Department of Transportation, the accident happened close to the 51 mile mark, near the Frametown Exit.

Four others were taken to the hospital with injuries.

The Southbound fast lane remains closed.