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UPDATE: Woman Killed, Another Flown to Hospital After Taylor County Collision

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West Virginia State Police have released the names of the people involved in a fatal collision in Taylor County that happened Wednesday afternoon.

It happened just before 4 p.m. on Route 119 near the Monongalia County line.

State police said a vehicle driven by Angela Claypole, 22 of Taylor County, collided with a pickup truck driven by Juanita Wilshire, 36.

Claypole was killed. Wilshire went to Ruby Memorial Hospital. There's no word on her condition.

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West Virginia State Police are investigating a fatal collision that happened near the Monongalia and Taylor county line on Wednesday.

Harrison County 911 said it happened on Route 119 just before 4 p.m.

State police said a 22-year-old woman from Taylor County was traveling southbound when she drove off the right side of the road. Police said she overcorrected, then drove into the northbound lane, where she collided with a pickup truck.

The woman was killed, according to state police.

HealthNet flew a second woman, the driver of the pickup truck, to Ruby Memorial Hospital. State police are not releasing her condition or the names of the women.

The Grafton Fire Department, Taylor County Sheriff's Department, and Taylor County EMS also responded to the scene.


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