1 person dead, 2 people injured after tree falls on kayaks

West Virginia

KINGWOOD, W.Va. (WBOY) – An accident on the Cheat River near the Seven Islands area has left one person dead and two others with injuries, according to Preston County Emergency Services.

Three people were kayaking on the Cheat River when a tree fell and landed on them, according to officials. Officials also said one person was transported by medical helicopter.

As of right now, names and statuses of those involved in the accident are not being released, and the Natural Resources Police is investigating the incident, according to officials.

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