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UPDATE: 1 Dead, 1 Transported to Hospital After Accident Near MountainFest

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MONONGALIA COUNTY -

One person is dead and another was transported to Ruby Memorial Hospital after a motorcycle and vehicle accident Saturday morning.

It happened around 11:30 a.m. on Chaplin Hill Road in Monongalia County.

West Virginia State Police said Peter E. Rezuke of Jefferson, Massachusetts, was in a line of about five motorcycles leaving MountainFest. Rezuke lost control of his motorcycle due to the condition of the roads. Police said Rezuke crossed the center line in a skid and drove into oncoming traffic. He collided with James Miller of Salem, who was driving a Dodge Neon.

Police said Rezuke was killed instantly at the scene of the accident.

Miller was transported by ambulance to Ruby Memorial Hospital with minor injuries.

There was also a passenger in the car that was not transported and did not sustain any injuries.

Chaplin Hill Road was closed for about an hour but has since been reopened.

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