MINERAL WELLS, W.Va. — A Wood County man died in a vehicle crash on Interstate 77 Saturday evening.

According to the Wood County Sheriff’s Department, Michael Ludwig, 62, of Washington, was heading south near Mineral Wells at around 7:30 p.m. when he lost control. The vehicle went through the median, across both northbound lanes and slammed into an embankment.

Deputies said Ludwig was partially ejected. He was not wearing a seat belt.