UPDATE: Name Released In Fatal Mercer County Crash

UPDATE: BRUSHFORK, WV (WOAY) – The identity of a man who was killed in a car crash has been released.

Michael Ombler, 30, of Bluefield, died Tuesday morning, after a pick-up truck and a car hit head-on.  The accident happened on Airport Road.

Two others were also injured.


BRUSHFORK, WV (WOAY) – One person is dead, two others injured after a head-on collision in Brushfork of Mercer County.

According to Chief Deputy Joe Parks, the crash happened around 7 am Tuesday on Airport Road. A pick-up truck and a car hit head-on. The driver of the vehicle was pronounced dead, the two others in the pick-up truck were severely injured.

The cause of the crash is unknown at this time and names are not being released until the family has been notified.

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