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Martinsburg boy, 16, killed in automobile accident

February 21, 1998

Martinsburg boy, 16, killed in automobile accident

MARTINSBURG, W.Va. - A 16-year-old Martinsburg, W.Va., boy was killed Saturday morning in a two-vehicle wreck on Berkeley Station Road, according to West Virginia State Police.

Aaron Setting was a passenger in a 1984 Buick when he was killed in the wreck shortly before 7 a.m., said West Virginia State Police.

Walter Dunn, age unavailable, was traveling north on Berkeley Station Road in a 1979 Ford station wagon, police said.

Richard D. Jones, 18, of Martinsburg, was traveling south when he crossed the center line and struck Dunn's car, police said.

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The impact sent Jones' car out of control and he slammed into a telephone pole, police said.

The impact cut the car in half, police said.

Jones was taken by ambulance to City Hospital, where he was listed in fair condition Saturday night, a hospital official said.

Dunn was not injured in the accident, police said.

The accident is still under investigation, police said.

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