One woman killed in Boone County car accident

Posted on Tuesday, July 13th, 2010 at 9:01 am    

On elderly woman was killed in a car accident in Boone County on Route 17 in the morning hours of July 12.

According to West Virginia authorities, the 83-year-old woman was driving south on Route 17 when she lost control of her vehicle and ran off of the side of the road.

The woman was pronounced dead at the scene of the accident by emergency officials. Further details into the accident are still being investigated.

Car accidents can have traumatizing effects on all involved, our thoughts are with the friends and family of the victim.