Two-vehicle crash leaves two dead

Posted on Thursday, May 20th, 2010 at 11:54 am    

Two people are believed dead following a two-vehicle reckless-driving related crash on Interstate 79 today around 11:30 a.m.

A white Buick sedan was headed northbound in a southbound lane near the Star City exit on the highway when it smashed into a red Kia Sorento, said Monongalia County Sheriff’s deputies.

As of now, the condition of the two drivers is unknown. Police report that the ambulance called to the scene remained there, suggesting that both drivers were killed.

The highway will remain closed for at least several hours.