Investigation Under Way on Local Wreck with Fatality

FROM THE MORGANTOWN POLICE DEPARTMENT FACEBOOK PAGE

At approximately 9:40 p.m. on May 26, officers of the Morgantown Police Department responded to a report of a single vehicle accident on Grafton Road (U.S. 119).

Upon initial investigation, officers determined that the driver of a green Subaru Impreza was traveling south bound on Grafton Road when they lost control of the vehicle while negotiating a turn near the Postal Plaza. The vehicle slid off the roadway after crossing the north bound lane and over a hillside before coming to rest. The driver of the vehicle was pronounced deceased by responding medical personnel.

Accident reconstructionists were called to the scene and the accident is still under investigation.