Clarksburg Police Investigating Vehicle vs. Pedestrian Collision


The Clarksburg Police Department responded to a report of a vehicle that struck a person just after 11 a.m. Friday on Buckhannon Avenue.

The pedestrian, Thomas Aichele, 73, of Clarksburg, was breathing but unresponsive and was flown to Ruby Memorial Hospital in Morgantown by HealthNet, said Sgt. Messenger. The medical helicopter landed at the Clarksburg Fire Department in North View. The driver, Marguerite Hawkins, 76, of Nutter Fort, and her vehicle were on scene when police arrived.

Aichele suffered internal injuries and head trauma.  He is in critical condition at Ruby Memorial Hospital, said Sgt. Messenger on Monday.

The investigation is ongoing.


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