CHARLESTON, W.Va. — The West Virginia State Police said three people died in three separate accidents over the three-day holiday weekend. Two of the three deadly crashes involved motorcycles.
A man was killed in Vienna Friday evening when he sideswiped an oncoming minivan. Police were chasing the motorcyclist at the time. Another man died after a separate motorcycle crash that took place on Sardis Road in Harrison County Monday afternoon.
The weekend’s other fatal crash was in Lincoln County. The Nicholas County Sheriff’s Department released information Tuesday about a fatal ATV crash that took place Sunday.
State Police reported a total of 63 vehicle collisions over the three-day period; six of them were alcohol-related.
Troopers made 62 DUI arrests and wrote 1,868 speeding tickets.
Other activity from the Memorial Day weekend included:
Seat Belt Citations: 1162
Seat Belt Warnings: 733
Child Restraint Citations: 47
Child Restraint Warnings: 41
Motorist Assists: 546