Fatal accident under investigation in Morgantown

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — Police and fire crews responded to a single vehicle fatal accident on Route 7 under the I-68 overpass near the Sabraton exit Tuesday night.

Morgantown police investigators said the driver of a Dodge Dakota drove into a supporting pillar under the overpass causing the vehicle to catch fire. The wreck happened at about 8:15 p.m.

The driver of the vehicle was pronounced dead at the scene. The name of the victim hasn’t been released.

Police are continuing their investigation.

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