UPDATE: One dead after Route 60 crash in Kanawha County

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UPDATED STORY (2/15/2020): KANAWHA COUNTY, WV (WOWK) – One person has died after a crash Friday night in Kanawha County.

According to West Virginia State Police, Shawn Hancock died in the crash that happened around 9 p.m. Friday on US 60. The road was temporarily closed Friday while crews investigated, but it has since reopened.

Dispatchers reported Friday that two ambulances were on scene to transport patients. No word on any other injuries at this time.

ORIGINAL STORY (2/14/2020): KANAWHA COUNTY, WV (WOWK) – The westbound lanes of US 60 in Kanawha County were shut down due to a crash Friday night but have since reopened.

The incident took place at the 2700 block of Route 60 near the Quincy Shoney’s in eastern Kanawha County.

Dispatchers say that a vehicle may have struck an individual, but crews are still at the scene investigating the incident.

The Kanawha County Sheriff’s Office, Belle Police, Belle Fire, West Virginia State Police, and Kanawha County EMS are responding to the scene.

We have a crew headed to the scene and will provide more info on this developing story as new details emerge.

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