Man Dies in McDowell County Crash

BARTLEY– A 73 year old McDowell County man has died Tuesday morning after a single vehicle crash.

This morning the West Virginia State Police were dispatched to the Bartley area of McDowell county in reference to a single vehicle accident. Upon arrival, it was discovered that a white, GMC, traveled off the road edge of county Route 83, over an embankment and overturned into the buck fork stream. The victim was pronounced dead prior to being transported from the crash scene.

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