UPDATE (8:45 a.m. on Thursday, May 5): The man killed in Wednesday night’s crash on Guyan River Road has been identified.

According to Cabell County Sheriff Chuck Zerkle, 29-year-old Robert Todd McBride, of South Point, OH, lost control of his vehicle while trying to pass another vehicle in the 5100 block of Guyan River Road. McBride was traveling at a high rate of speed and hit a tree.

The investigation is still ongoing.


UPDATE(11:56 p.m. on Wednesday, May 4): Cabell County dispatchers confirm that one person has died as a result of the crash.

They say law enforcement is still on scene and to avoid the area at all costs.


CABELL COUNTY, WV (WOWK) — A single-vehicle crash in Cabell County has been reported and dispatchers say there is “heavy entrapment.”

Dispatchers say this happened on Guyan River Road in Huntington just before 10:30 p.m.

There is no word on the extent of any injuries.

This is a developing story and we will continue to update you.