UPDATE: 5 individuals sent to hospital for injuries sustained in vehicle accident on Alderson Broaddus campus released from hospital

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UPDATE (11/3/20 2:00 p.m.)

PHILIPPI, W.Va. – The five other individuals involved in the accident on the Alderson Broaddus University campus that left two people dead on Sunday have been released from the hospital, according to a release from the University.

Three of the individuals who were released from the hospital are current AB students and the other two individuals were not affiliated with the University, officials said. The two deceased individuals are one student and one former student.

“Alderson Broaddus has received an overwhelming amount of love and support from our local and regional communities and across the entire state from our college and university colleagues,” University officials said. “We sincerely appreciate all those uplifting our students, faculty, and staff in prayer as we continue to heal during this incredibly difficult time.”

The Philippi Police Department is leading the investigation.


UPDATE (11/1/20 1:00 p.m.)

PHILIPPI, W.Va. – Alderson Broaddus officials released that seven people were involved in a single-vehicle accident on campus the morning of Sunday, November 1.

According to AB officials, three of the seven are current AB students, and were transported to local hospitals for medical attention. One student and one former student died from injuries sustained from the accident. The other two individuals involved are not affiliated with AB, and were also transported to the hospital for medical care.  

Original (11/1/20 11:43 a.m)

PHILIPPI, W.Va. – 12 News has received reports of an accident that happened early this morning, on or near the Alderson Broaddus University campus. 

According to the Harrison County 911 officials, Anmoore and Bridgeport fire departments from Harrison County and the Flemington EMS from Taylor County were sent to AB University at 12:11 a.m. for a vehicle accident with injury.

Barbour County 911 said no information was being released right now, while the incident is being investigated.

Stay tuned with WBOY 12 News, as more information is released.

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