Truck hauling corn crashes on WV turnpike

West Virginia

BECKLEY, WV (WVNS) — Crews worked to clean up an accident on I-77 in the Beckley area on Tuesday, Aug. 4, 2020. A tractor-trailer rolled over in the median near Exit 42, Robert C. Byrd Dr., around 7:30 a.m.

First responders on the scene said the truck was hauling corn from Michigan. According to investigators, the driver lost control going too fast around the curve.

There were two people in the truck at the time of the crash. The driver was treated for minor injuries. The other person was not injured. Their names were not released.


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