UPDATE (10:51 a.m. on Friday, March 17): The name of one of the people killed in this crash has been released by the West Virginia State Police.

The driver of the motorcycle was 19-year-old Devon Brantly, of Birch River. The other person’s name is not being released because she was a juvenile.

Both were ejected from the motorcycle and were pronounced dead on the scene.

WVSP says that a trooper clocked the motorcycle traveling at 120 mph using a dash-mounted radar and tried to conduct a traffic stop. During a pursuit, the motorcycle turned from US Route 19 onto Youngs Monument Rd. and then back onto US Route 19 before it struck a log truck.

UPDATE (7:46 p.m. on Thursday, March 16): Nicholas County dispatchers say Rt. 19 reopened at around 6:45 p.m.

UPDATE (6:30 p.m. on Thursday, March 16): A man and a woman were killed in a motorcycle crash in Nicholas County. According to emergency officials, one person died at the scene of the crash and a second person died later at a hospital.

Officials say the motorcycle was traveling at a high rate of speed when it collided with a semi-trailer.

The crash happened in the Powell Mountain Area of Rt. 19 around 3 p.m. Thursday afternoon. West Virginia State Police are investigating the crash.

NICHOLAS COUNTY, WV (WOWK)—A roadway in Nicholas County is shut down after a crash.

Nicholas County dispatchers say that the accident happened on Rt. 19 in the Powell Mountain area.

Two vehicles were involved in the crash.

West Virginia State Police are investigating.

This is a developing story, and we will provide updates as new information becomes available.