ORIGINAL (02/24/2021 7:33 pm):

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. – Three people were taken to Ruby Memorial Hospital in Morgantown, according to Marion County 911 officials. They also stated that three cars were involved in the accident.

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ORIGINAL (02/24/2021 7:33 pm):

KINGMONT ROAD, W.Va. – A three car accident caused part of I-79 to be shut down and two people trapped near Mile Marker 133 in Marion County.

According to the Marion County 911 officials, first responders were made aware of the scene around 6:29 p.m.

The Pleasant Valley Fire Department, Bridgeport Fire Department, Winfield District Fire Department, Marion County Sheriff, Marion County Rescue Squad, and White Hall Police Department all responded to the scene.

There is currently no information about the cause of the accident or the extent of injuries.

Traffic is secured from the Kingmont exit to the Pleasant Valley exit on the interstate.

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