UPDATE: Missing man died after a vehicle accident in Doddridge County, troopers said


UPDATE (12/3/2018 12:00 p.m.)

Dylan Grose, the 19-year-old that had been reported missing on Friday, died as a result of a vehicle accident in Doddridge County, State Troopers said.

According to the West Virginia State Police, troopers with the West Union Detachment of the State Police investigated a single-vehicle accident on Big Flint Road in Doddridge County on Friday. Troopers said they identified the driver of the vehicle as 19-year-old Dylan Grose. The cause of the accident is still under investigation at this time, according to troopers.

UPDATE (11/30/2018 6:15 p.m.):

Troopers with the West Virginia State Police said they have found the body of missing 19-year-old Dylan Grose. 

According to the State Police, Grose went missing on his drive home from work and was last seen in Tyler County, near Middlebourne.

Stay with 12 News for any further updates.

ORIGINAL (11/30/2018 2:15 p.m.):

West Virginia State Police are searching for a missing man.

Dylan Grose, 19, spoke to family on the phone at 5:30 p.m. Thursday evening on his way home from work in the Middlebourne area of Tyler County, police said. Grose was traveling home to Clay County and has not been seen or heard from since.

Grose was driving a black 2000 Chevy Geo Tracker with a soft top and West Virginia license plate O2S511, police said.

Police said Grose typically travels on Routes 50, 18 or 23 and Interstate 79 in Doddrige, Gilmer, Ritchie, Harrison and Tyler counties.

Police are uncertain what may have happened to Grose at this time but said he could possibly have been in an accident.

Grose’s phone is off, police said.

Anyone with information on his whereabouts is asked to contact Sergeant Shaun Curran at 304-286-3185.

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