ROANOKE, W.Va. – An elderly Lewis County man died in a hospital emergency room Monday evening after a traffic accident just off the Roanoke exit off Interstate 79.
Lewis County deputies said Richard Mccadden, 84, of Weston, was driving south on U.S. Route 19 when Timothy Blake, 18, of Lewis County, exited the interstate and slammed into Mccadden’s vehicle.
Deputies said Mccadden appeared to have suffered minor injuries but died in the emergency room of Stonewall Jackson Memorial Hospital.
Blake suffered minor injuries.
Deputies said the cause of Mccadden’s death would determine if charges are filed against Blake.