UPDATE: Fatal Accident Closes Route 19 at Blue Horizon Drive in Monongalia County
The West Virginia State Police is investigating a fatal vehicle accident that happened near Blue Horizon Drive on Route 19 in Monongalia County around 2:30 p.m. Wednesday.
A 1990 Geo Prism, driven by Jeannie Lou Pack, of Cassville, pulled out onto U.S. Route 19 from Vance's Gas station in front of a 2012 Ford Fusion, driven by Barry M. Gansor, that was traveling north on Route 19, state police said.
The Ford Fusion hit the Geo Prism on the driver's side. Pack was declared dead at the scene as a result of injuries sustained in the crash. Gansor was transported to Ruby Memorial Hospital by ambulance, according to state police.
State police believe that speed was a factor but no citations have been issued.
Cassville Fire Department and Monongalia County EMS responded to the scene.
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