UPDATE: 1 person dead after 2 people ejected from vehicle in multi-vehicle accident in Upshur County

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UPDATE (6/17/2019 3:14p.m.):

BUCKHANNON, W.Va. – Early Sunday morning, an accident occurred in Buckhannon, causing one fatality when two people were ejected from their vehicle, according to a press release from the Upshur County Sheriff’s Department.

According to the release, Kendra and Ryan Neal, both of Buckhannon, were attempting to cross Route 33 from Kesling Mill to Route 151 in a 1984 Toyota Truck. When they pulled into the intersection, a Chevy Tahoe SUV driven by Darell and Loise Hyre collided with them and ejected both Kendra and Ryan Neal from their truck, according to the release.

Several people attempted to give aid to the parties involved until emergency services could arrive, but Kendra Neal was pronounced dead on scene, according to Upshur County deputies. The other three people involved in the collision were life-flighted to the hospital by Health Net, according to the release.

The condition and location of those who were life-flighted have not been released, and The Upshur County Sheriff’s Office is still investigating the incident.

Buckhannon Police, the Buckhannon Fire Department, Ellamore Fire Department and Upshur EMS assisted on scene.


ORIGINAL (6/16/2019 4:29p.m.):

BUCKHANNON, W.Va. – Several people were life-flighted from the scene of a car accident in Upshur county Sunday afternoon.

According to Upshur County dispatch, a multi-car accident happened near the intersection of Kesling Mill and U.S. Route 33.

There’s no word on exactly how many people were injured nor the extent of those injuries.

The Upshur County Sheriffs Department is handling the investigation.

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