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Man killed when struck by car on Interstate 79

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — A Barbour County man died after he was struck by a car on Interstate 79 in Monongalia County.

According to the Monongalia County Sheriff’s Office, Cheryl Morrison of Fairmont was traveling northbound on I-79 near the split with Interstate 68 on Tuesday, April 4 at 9:47 p.m. when a pedestrian, David Lee Summerfield, Jr. of Philippi, walked in front of her 2005 Chevrolet.

He was pronounced dead at the scene.  Morrison and a child traveling with her were taken to Ruby Memorial Hospital with non life threatening injuries.

Witnesses are urged to call the sheriff’s office at 304-291-7260.

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