Two die in W.Va. head-on crash
By DON AINES
Staff writer, Martinsburg
MARTINSBURG, W.Va. - West Virginia State Police Sunday night were investigating a head-on collision that left a man and woman dead and three others injured on W.Va. 9 east of the city.
Trooper M.M. Kingery confirmed at 11 p.m. from Martinsburg City Hospital that two unidentified people were killed in the accident. He said another woman and a child, also unidentified, from the same car were admitted, but he did not know the extent of their injuries.
The accident happened at 8:37 p.m. just east of the Kelly Island Road intersection where the two eastbound lanes close down to one. Troopers found a large older model Mercury two-door sedan sitting on the shoulder of the westbound lanes facing east.