UPDATE Friday 5 p.m. Police identify the victim as Dwayne Eddie Bowman, 23, of Huntington.
HUNTINGTON, W.Va. — A man was killed Friday morning after driving his vehicle the wrong way on Interstate 64 in Huntington and slamming into a tractor trailer, police said.
The car was headed west in the eastbound lanes at around 4 a.m. near the 5th Street exit when the crash occurred. Authorities believe the man had been going the wrong way for about 10 miles. A number of other drivers called 911 to report it.
The driver was traveling at a high rate of speed. Investigators said the crash may have been alcohol-related.
Both eastbound lanes near the eight mile marker are expected to be closed for several hours.