Athens man dead along WV Route 2

BELMONT, W.Va. – A man who walked away from an accident on West Virginia 2 was found dead about a quarter of a mile from the scene this morning, according to West Virginia State Police.

The man, middle aged and from Athens County, was either hit by another car or died from the injuries sustained when his car went over an embankment, 1st Sgt. Brad Snodgrass said.

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