UPDATE: Oak Hill man charged in connection to fatal ATV crash

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KOPPERSTON, WV (WOAY) – An Oak Hill man is charged after killing an Oak Hill woman while under the influence.

On May 23, 2020, Wyoming County Deputies responded to an ATV accident on Crany Road in Kopperston.  Upon arrival, deputies found a side by side had been involved.  Brianna Armstrong, 21 from Oak Hill, was pronounced dead at the scene.  The driver of the side by side, Dawson Lynn Nibert, 20, of Oak Hill, was transported to CAMC for medical treatment.

Upon receiving the medical records, it indicated that Nibert had a BAC level at .216%, almost three times the legal limit of .08%.  The investigation determined that neither the driver nor passenger were wearing helmets or seat belts.

Dawson Niber was arrested on July 29, 2020, by the Fayette County Sheriff’s Department, and bond was set at 20,000 dollars.

Oak Hill resident dies in ATV crash in Wyoming County

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