One dead in multi-vehicle crash on eastbound I-64 near Hurricane

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UPDATE: 5:50 p.m. June 1, 2021: West Virginia State Police in Hurricane say the eastbound lanes of I-64 near Hurricane have reopened after a fatal crash this afternoon, but traffic continues to move slowly.

PUTNAM COUNTY, WV (WOWK) – Hurricane Police say one person has died in a crash involving four passenger vehicles in Putnam County.

A crash involving four passenger vehicles in Putnam County has closed a portion of eastbound lanes of I-64.

The crash happened near the Hurricane area at mile marker 34 on I-64. The WV Department of Highways Traffic Management Center also says their crews are on scene due to a fuel spill at the site and both eastbound lanes remain closed at this time.

There is no word on what caused the crash at this time.

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