UPDATE: Identity of victim in Westover produce stand auto-pedestrian accident has been released


UPDATE (8/12/2020 2:46 p.m.):

WESTOVER, W.Va. — The victim of the fatal accident at a produce stand in Westover has been identified.

According to a release sent out by the Monongalia County Sheriff’s Department, Pamela Ciuni, 61, of Morgantown, was struck and killed by a vehicle driven by Jerrey Hoyt on Monday.

The Monongalia County Sheriff’s Office Accident Reconstructionist, as well as detectives are still investigating the accident, the release stated.

ORIGINAL (8/11/2020 10:57 a.m.):

WESTOVER, W.Va. – One person was killed Monday after a vehicle hit a produce stand in Monongalia County.

The incident happened at about 4 p.m. along Fairmont Road, according to a press release from the Monongalia County Sheriff’s Office.

A 2016 Subaru Legacy driven by Jerrey Hoyt, 76, of Morgantown, left a private roadway and hit a produce stand owned by Duda’s Farm, injuring an employee and a customer, according to the release.

The employee had minor injuries, but the customer was taken to Ruby Memorial Hospital, where she died from her injuries, the sheriff’s office said. Her name is being withheld at this time, the release states.

The sheriff’s office said an accident reconstructionist and detectives are continuing to investigate the incident.

The Westover Police Department, Westover Volunteer Fire Department and Monongalia County EMS assisted on the scene, according to the release.

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