Update: Man dies after crash; vehicle plunges nearly 100 ft off I-64

West Virginia

Mike Magee

UPDATE 3:30 p.m. May 24, 2021: Police have identified a man who died in a crash near the MacCorkle Avenue exit of I-64 Friday evening.

According to the South Charleston Police Department, Brian Alan Durden, 26, of Hurricane, was pronounced dead following the single-vehicle crash. Friday, investigators said they believed the vehicle rolled over the westbound interstate wall and plunged nearly 100 feet below.


KANAWHA COUNTY, WV (WOWK) – Officers are on scene of a fatal crash in Kanawha County.

According to dispatchers, the wreck took place near the MacCorkle Avenue exit of I-64.

Investigators on scene believe the vehicle rolled over the westbound interstate wall and plunged nearly 100 feet below.

The person’s identity has not been made available, but he is a man.

South Charleston Police are investigating this crash, along with reconstruction expert. South Charleston Fire and Kanawha County EMS also responded.

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