2nd death from accident along West Virginia Turnpike
PRINCETON, W.Va. (AP) — State Police say a second person has died in a truck accident on the West Virginia Turnpike.
The Bluefield Daily Telegraph reports State Police say in a news release that 21-year-old West Virginia Parkways Authority employee Richard Lambert died Saturday at a hospital in Roanoke, Virginia.
State Police said a tractor-trailer hit two Parkways Authority vehicles on the side of the road and the three employees standing next to them Thursday along Interstate 77 in Mercer County. Also killed was 32-year-old Parkways employee Nathan Thompson. Both Thompson and Lambert were from the Kegley area. Nineteen-year-old Ethan Kestner of the Princeton area was injured.
The accident remains under investigation.
Information from: Bluefield Daily Telegraph, http://www.bdtonline.com