One Person Killed in Head-On Crash Involving Septic Truck

West Virginia
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One person has been killed after a head-on crash with a septic truck in Calhoun County.

The crash was reported just before 2 p.m. Friday on Route 16 near Chloe.

According to West Virginia State Police, a car being driven by 39-year-old Jeremy Deal of Sutton crossed the center line in a curve and struck a septic truck head-on.

State Police say Deal was not wearing his seatbelt and was killed on impact.

Two people were inside the septic truck and suffered minor injuries as a result of the crash.

The roadway was closed for several hours while crews worked to clear the scene.

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