UPDATE: (3:00 p.m. Nov. 10, 2022) – Logan County Schools has announced the 17-year-old killed in a single-vehicle crash this morning in Lincoln County was a student at Chapmanville Regional High School.
The two teenagers involved in the crash have not been identified, but Logan County Schools says the 17-year-old driver was a male student and the 15-year-old passenger flown for medical treatment is a female. The school system did not say if she is also a student at the school.
Logan County Schools’ Interim Superintendent Jeff Huffman says school administrators are working to provide grief counseling today until 6 p.m. While schools are closed for Veterans Day Friday, grief counselors will be on-site at Chapmanville Regional High School from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Those who wish to seek counseling can also contact 304-855-4522 during school hours or text 304-687-6027 after school hours to be connected to support.
“This is an extremely difficult time for our community, and Logan County Schools will provide counseling and mental health supports for our students as long as is needed,” Huffman said. “We extend our sympathy to the families involved as we all work through the tragic events of this morning.”
The crash is still under investigation by West Virginia State Police.
UPDATE: (2:18 p.m. Nov. 10, 2022) – West Virginia State Police say two people involved in a fatal vehicle crash in Lincoln County Thursday morning were teenagers.
According to the WVSP, the driver of the vehicle, a 17-year-old, was pronounced dead at the scene, and the passenger, a 15-year-old, was flown to Cabell Huntington Hospital.
Troopers say the crash happened on Route 10 around 6:30 a.m. at Douglas Branch in Ferrellsburg near Harts.
According to the WVSP, the vehicle crossed the center line and ran off the edge of the road into a ditch and overturned. Troopers say both juveniles were ejected from the vehicle.
The identities of the teenagers have not been released at this time. The investigation is on-going.
LINCOLN COUNTY, WV (WOWK) – Lincoln County Dispatch tells 13 News one person is dead and another injured from a car crash.
Dispatch says the fatal crash involved a single vehicle on Route 10 at Douglas Branch in Ferrellsburg in Lincoln County.
Lincoln Dispatch says there was another person in the vehicle and that was transported by helicopter.
Dispatch says it happened around 6:30 a.m. The road is blocked as it is still an active scene. We will continue to keep you updated as we learn more information.