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Moundsville Man Struck by oncoming Traffic in Glen Dale


Police are investigating the cause of a fatal accident where they say a car came into oncoming traffic Tuesday night in Glen Dale.

According to Glen Dale Police Chief Edward Vogler, the accident happened just before 9 p.m. along WV Rt. 2.Vogler said Gary Scott of Moundsville was coming off the Jefferson Avenue extension onto Rt. 2 northbound when he struck the bumper of a tractor trailer and lost control. Scott’s vehicle then traveled into the southbound lane and was struck head on by another vehicle, he said.

Scott suffered severe injuries and was taken to a hospital for treatment. He died of his injuries about 1 a.m. Wednesday.

Police do not believe weather to be a factor in the accident.

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