The Barbour County Sheriff's Department is investigating a fatal crash that happened just before 6:30 p.m. Sunday.
A SUV crashed into a tree after striking an animal in the road on Route 92, about one mile north of the Moatsville Post Office, said the sheriff's department.
The driver died at the scene as a result of their injuries. That person's name has not been released by the sheriff's department.
Barbour County EMS, Philippi VFD, West Virginia State Police and the Philippi Police Department also responded to the scene.