HURRICANE, W.Va. — One person is dead following a single-car crash on Route 34 in Putnam County Monday morning near Hurricane.

Emergency dispatchers say the car slammed into a bridge near the Silver Dollar Bar at about 11:30 a.m. The victim died at the scene.

Police stopped traffic on Route 34 as part of their investigation. The accident scene is near the intersection with U.S. Route 60.


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  • Tammy

    Was the victim a local man. His name wasn't published. I'm from Hurricane and checking to see if I would have known him.