UPDATE: 8:30 p.m.: Huntington Police identified the victim as 59 year-old Sharrod Snyder, of South Point, Ohio.
Investigators say Snyder suffered some sort of car trouble while crossing the 6th Street Bridge. While getting help from a passerby to get his vehicle out of traffic, it was hit by a second vehicle.
Snyder was also hit and died at the scene. The crash is still under investigation.
UPDATE 7:20 p.m.: The bridge has now reopened. Traffic began moving again at around 7:10 p.m. The crash remains under investigation. The victim has not been identified.
HUNTINGTON, WV (WOWK) – A person has died after a crash in Huntington.
Cabell County Dispatchers say the crash happened around 2:30 p.m. Friday, May 21, on the 6th Street Bridge in Huntington and shut down traffic in both directions until further notice.
No other injuries have been reported at this time. Traffic investigators remain on the scene.
We have a crew on scene and will continue to update this developing story.