CLENDENIN, W.Va. – A motorist was killed after a head-on traffic accident in Kanawha County Wednesday night.
The Kanawha County Sheriff’s Department has identified the victim as Ramona Abbott, 53, of Walton.
Sheriff’s deputies said Gerlethia Mason, 45, of Garner, NC, was heading north on U.S. Route 119 and lost control of the vehicle at just before 8:30 p.m. The vehicle went across the center line and struck a southbound vehicle driven by Abbott.
Abbott was pronounced dead at the scene. Mason was hospitalized.