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UPDATE: Name released in fatal accident near Marmet, WV

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UPDATE:

Police have released the name of a man who died in a two-vehicle accident on May 14 on MacCorkle Avenue near Marmet, WV.

The man was identified as Alexander Neophytou, 21, from South Charleston.

The cause of the accident is under investigation.
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UPDATE:

MacCorkle Avenue near Marmet is now open following a fatal accident that took place at about 10:11 a.m.

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ORIGINAL:

One man is dead after a head-on collision near Marmet, WV that took place at about 10:11 a.m.

The accident happened on MacCorkle Avenue on the 7000 block near Turnpike Ford.

According to dispatchers, two other people were injured and taken to the hospital but the extent of their injuries isn't known.

MacCorkle Avenue is closed while crews work to clear the scene and a reconstruction crew works the accident.