AEP Driver Dies After Vehicle Slips from Private Driveway in Lincoln County

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LINCOLN COUNTY, WV (WOWK) – An Appalachian Power driver has died after his vehicle slipped from a private driveway, rolled down an embankment, and landed on the roadway below.

West Virginia State Police say the accident happened at around 9:30 AM on Wednesday, March 20th, 2019.

It happened on the West Virginia State Route 10 in the Harts, WV area.

During the course of the investigation, troopers determined that while performing job-related duties, the driver’s company vehicle slipped from a private driveway, rolled down an embankment, and landed on the roadway. 

The driver was pronounced dead at the scene.

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