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GLADE FARMS, W.Va. (WBOY) — One person was killed in a two-vehicle collision in Preston County involving a motorcycle.
The incident happened on Oct. 14, at about 6:56 p.m., along Route 26, according to West Virginia State Police.
According to police, the wreck involved a 2005 Honda Motorcycle that was traveling south on Route 26, at the intersection of Glade Farm Road and George Maust Road, with no headlights on. A 2018 Chevrolet Silverado was also crossing the intersection at the time.
The driver of the truck did not see the motorcycle, and after the truck entered Route 26, the motorcycle hit the right front fender of the pickup truck, which threw the motorcycle driver into a utility pole, according to police. The driver of the motorcycle was killed on impact.
Police have not released the names of the people involved.