One dies in ATV accident due to head injuries

fatal atv crash

WELCH, WV (WOAY)- An ATV accident in Welch led to one person dead from head injuries due to not wearing a helmet.


Chief Eugene Muncy from Welch State Police told WOAY at 12:33 p.m. that the accident occurred on Route 16 and Riverside in McDowell County.


Chief Muncy also told WOAY that the person that passed away was fifty-one year old Brian Thomas from Welch.


The cause of death was due to head injuries as Thomas was not wearing a helmet.

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