Update: 1 Dead After Motorcycle Accident in Nutter Fort - WBOY - Clarksburg, Morgantown: News, Sports, Weather

Update: 1 Dead After Motorcycle Accident in Nutter Fort

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The Harrison County Sheriff's Department has released the name of the victim in Thursday's motorcycle accident.

James Edward Yocum, 40, of Philippi was pronounced dead at the scene.

The Sheriff's Department is still working to reconstruct the accident.


A single motorcycle accident in Harrison County killed one person Thursday afternoon.  

A man was traveling South on Route 20 between the towns of Nutter Fort and Quiet Dell when he left the road and struck a storage facility in front of Infocision.  The motorcycle crashed through the wall of the storage unit and the rider was partially thrown into the wall.  

Harrison County Sheriffs Department is investigating and believe speed was a factor, but the investigation continues. 

Nutter Fort Fire Department, Anmoore EMS as well as the Sheriff's Department all responded.

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