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1 Person Sent to Hospital After I-79 Accident Near Jane Lew

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One person was taken to the hospital after an accident on Interstate 79 near Jane Lew Friday morning.

West Virginia State Police said a 25-year-old male driving a Pontiac Sunfire was traveling south on I-79 near mile marker 107 when he started to change lanes to pass a tractor trailer.

The tractor trailer was also trying to change lanes, state police said.

The driver of the Sunfire lost control of the vehicle and slammed into the 'Jane Lew 2 Miles' sign. The driver admitted to state police that he was driving at least 80 miles an hour and wasn't wearing a seatbelt.

State police said he was taken to the hospital and that charges are pending.