Wreck on I-77 kills one, injures another

Special to The Times

WILLIAMSTOWN — A woman was killed early Thursday morning in a single-vehicle wreck on Interstate 77 and a man was taken to Columbus with life-threatening injuries.

Wood County Sheriff Steve Stephens said the wreck happened around 2:03 a.m. A black 2004 Dodge Ram pickup truck was traveling southbound on the interstate about three miles from the Williamstown exit. The vehicle went sideways, crossed through the median into the northbound lane and rolled twice, ejecting both people in the truck, Stephens said.

Natasha Marie Treadway, 28, was dead at the scene. Eddie Ladell Cunningham, 32, was taken to Marietta Memorial Hospital with life-threatening injuries and life-flighted to a hospital in Columbus. Stephens said the cause of the wreck is unknown and under investigation.

Police said the last known address for both Treadway and Cunningham was in Parkersburg.

Stephens said it is unclear who was driving at the time of the wreck. Officials are waiting on toxicology reports to determine if drugs or alcohol was a factor.

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