Interstate-70 East in Ohio County re-opens after fatal accident


UPDATE (7:30 p.m.): The highway has fully re-opened

UPDATE (7:15 p.m.): According to Ohio County Sheriff Tom Howard, the vehicle recovery is complete. Interstate 70 Eastbound is opening back up, with the DOH picking up cones off of the highway.

UPDATE (4:30 p.m.): One EB lane is open but Sheriff’s say it will closed as needed to clean up the scene.

Wheeling, W.Va. (WTRF) According to Ohio County Sheriff, Tom Howard, one person is dead after a crash occurred on Interstate 70

The crash occurred around mile marker 12 near Dallas Pike around 3:30 PM.

Officials say a tractor trailer and a box truck collided.

Officials are on the scene. and say that the Interstate could be closed for hours.

Motorist are to use caution and expect delays.

7News is on the scene as well and will have updates when provided.

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