UPDATE: Victim identified as Alexander Neophytou, 21, of South Charleston.
MARMET, W.Va. – A man was killed Wednesday morning in a head-on collision in Kanawha County. The wreck occurred on state Route 61 at around 9:30 a.m. between Kanawha City and Marmet.
Firefighters said the victim was driving a passenger car that crossed the center line and slammed into an oncoming Jeep. The victim was pronounced dead at the scene, but has not been identified.
Police said a passenger in the car was injured along with the driver of the Jeep, who was briefly trapped in the wreckage. Both of the injured men were taken to CAMC.
Route 61 was re-opened at just after noon.