GRANTSVILLE, W.Va. — A freshman at Glenville State College was killed in a vehicle crash Thursday morning, the college announced.
Ethyn Eric Miller, 19, of Grantsville, was traveling west on state Route 5 between Glenville and Grantsville when the crash happened near the Gilmer/Calhoun county line. The Calhoun County Sheriff’s Department is investigating.
“Betsy and I were deeply saddened to learn of the tragic auto accident that claimed one of our students this morning,” GSC President Peter Barr said in a statement released by the school. “The Glenville State College campus community joins our Calhoun County neighbors in mourning with Ethyn’s family today.”
A campus memorial service is being planned. Counseling is available for students, officials said.
Miller graduated from Calhoun County High School last spring.