Truck crashes through woman’s porch in Proctor overnight


A Wetzel County woman is left picking up the pieces after a truck drove through her front porch this morning.

84-year-old Hazel Blair said it happened around 2 a.m. at her home on Coffield Ridge Road in Proctor.

The truck, skimming the side of her trailer and taking out three support beams that hold the porch. The suspect, an unidentified male, was later discovered by neighbors.

When police caught up with him, he allegedly said he was rushing home late night and will pay for the repairs. 

“Well it was just a big bang and then I could hear all these things like falling. I couldn’t tell where they were and then it was just gone,” said Blair.

According to Blair, the suspect has already contacted his insurance company. She does not plan on pressing charges at this time.

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