Fatal crash in Kanawha County

BIG CHIMINEY, W.Va. — A woman was killed in a head-on traffic crash in Kanawha County early Friday morning.

The Kanawha County Sheriff’s Department says Barbara Facemyer, 61, of Sissonville, was killed after her car went across the center line and slammed into an oncoming pick-up truck.

The collision occurred at just before 4:30 a.m. on U.S. Route 119 near Big Chimney.

The truck driver was not injured. A dog in Facemyer’s car also died.

More News

Nigerian citizen enters guilty plea for role in fraud scheme
The U.S. Department of Justice announced the plea agreement of 24-year-old Augustine Amechi on Monday.
November 30, 2021 - 12:08 am
Former Kanawha County counselor indicted in federal child pornography investigation
Todd Christopher Roatsey, 42, of Elkview was previously charged with possessing child pornography.
November 29, 2021 - 10:56 pm
Mon Health offers preview of 'small format' facility
Mon Health President and CEO David Goldberg told MetroNews the concept brings a wide range of services to the community at a fraction of the cost of a traditional hospital.
November 29, 2021 - 10:27 pm
US Education Department grants waiver for higher education grant
The West Virginia Higher Education Policy Commission will be able to use a full funding award from the U.S. Department of Education for services benefiting thousands of West Virginia students.
November 29, 2021 - 8:45 pm