One person killed in Mathews County crash

One person killed in Mathews County crash

One person killed in Mathews County crash

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by 13 News Now

WVEC.com

Posted on December 23, 2013 at 8:40 PM

MATHEWS-- One person died in a two vehicle crash Monday afternoon, according to State Police.

The accident happened around 1:08 p.m.  on Route 198, east of Route 631.

According to police, a 1990 GMC pickup, driven by Samuel Thompson, was traveling east bound when it lost control and ran off the roadway.   Thompson over corrected and crossed the center line.  His GMC pickup truck struck a 2006 International propane truck traveling in other direction head on.

Thompson was partially ejected from the vehicle.  The driver of the 2006 International truck was not injured.

It is unknown if alcohol played a factor in the accident. 

The crash is still under investigation.

 

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