SCOTT DEPOT, W.Va. — One person was killed in a vehicle crash on Interstate 64 in Putnam County Wednesday afternoon, authorities said.

The wreck occurred at around 12:45 p.m. in the westbound lanes near the Scott Depot exit.

Both westbound and eastbound lanes were closed for a period of time to allow for the landing of a medical helicopter.

Traffic is expected to be slowed in the area for much of Wednesday afternoon.