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UPDATE: Two adults injured, one child dies in accident on I-77 in Jackson County

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UPDATE:

Authorities say a one-year-old baby has died after a car crash on I-77 in Jackson County, WV.

The accident happened Tuesday about 4:00 p.m. near the Kenna exit.

The Jackson County Sheriff's Department tells 13 News Jessica Souther was driving south when she lost control of the truck.  According to authorities, the truck flipped several times after crossing the median.

The child and one other adult were airlifted from the scene to CAMC General.

The other victim was taken by ground to be treated.

Deputies say it does not appear they were wearing seatbelts. The baby was in a child safety seat but deputies say it does not appear it was installed properly.

Jessica and Shawn Souther are still in the hospital.

Jessica Souther is under observation and Shawn is in fair condition.

The accident is still under investigation.

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UPDATE:

The accident scene has now been cleared according to 911 dispatchers. All lanes on I77 have reopened.

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UPDATE:

According to authorities on scene, a truck on I77 near the Kenna exit with a woman, man and child inside flipped several times after crossing the median.

The child and one other adult inside the vehicle were airlifted from the scene to an area hospital.

The third person injured in the accident was taken by ground to be treated.

We have a crew on the scene and will continue to bring you updates as they become available.

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ORIGINAL:

I-77 Northbound has been shut down near the Kenna exit following a single vehicle crash.

According to 911 dispatchers in Jackson County, the accident has injured 3 people.

At least one person was airlifted from the scene to an area hospital.

The roadway is expected to open soon. There is no word on the extent of injuries to the other 2 occupants of the vehicle.

We have a crew on the way to the scene, stay with 13 News for more on this developing story.