Motorcycle accident kills one in Fayette County

Motorcycle crash causing death

LOOKOUT, WV (WOAY) – A motorcycle accident in Fayette County leaves one person dead.

According to Sheriff Mike Fridley, the notification was received by the Fayette County 911 Center of a motorcycle vs. car accident on US Route 60 in the Lookout area, at around 8:00 PM on June 29, 2020.

Responders found that a motorcycle had lost control and hit an oncoming vehicle, traveling west on route 60. The occupant of the motorcycle, William Wilson (56) of Meadow Bridge, died as a result of the injuries sustained in the accident. The occupants of the vehicle were transported to Summerville Memorial Hospital, treated and released with no injuries. Route 60 was closed for a period of time while Deputies conducted investigations, and Fire/EMS personnel performed their duties. The West Virginia State Police assisted with the reconstruction of the accident.

If you have any information regarding this incident, contact the Fayette County Sheriff’s Department at 304-574-3590 or through our Facebook page “Fayette County Sheriff’s Department,” or you can contact Crime Stoppers of West Virginia at 304-255-STOP. This incident remains under investigation by the Fayette County Sheriff’s Department.

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