6:00: Morning News

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.





More News

News
Vigil held honoring late Woodrow Wilson basketball player
Members of the Beckley and Woodrow Wilson High School communities came together Wednesday for a vigil honoring Dwayne Richardson.
May 5, 2021 - 10:17 pm
News
Mon-Preston FOP lawyer likes Morgantown police board changes, but still looking at legal action
City officials agreed last month to remove the authority for the board to conduct investigations and hearings into alleged police misconduct.
May 5, 2021 - 8:59 pm
News
Charleston Catholic recognizes fellow players with t-shirt tribute
Charleston Catholic High School basketball players wore t-shirts honoring Capital High School student K.J. Taylor and Beckley Woodrow Wilson High School student Dwayne Richardson.
May 5, 2021 - 8:03 pm
News
Gorge National Park now has sign
Capito says visitation has already increased.
May 5, 2021 - 6:38 pm