Man killed in remote part of Nicholas County

BELVA, W.Va. — A Nicholas County man is dead after a wreck Monday night in a remote part of that county.

Deputies with the Nicholas County Sheriff’s Department said John Henry Kinser, 56, of Belva, was killed when he was thrown out of his vehicle as it ran 225 feet down a mountain.

The rollover accident happened around 8 p.m. Monday, but Kinser’s passenger could not get out of the area to get help until 7:30 a.m. Tuesday.

The investigation was ongoing on Tuesday afternoon.

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