Dexter Walls of Blacksville, WV was killed in a collision with a coal truck in Monongalia County when his pickup truck crossed the center line on the Mason Dixon bridge. West Virginia Highway 7 was closed for several hours as emergency crews responded to the truck accident. The driver of the coal truck, who was hauling coal from the Blacksville No. 2 mine to Longview Power Plant, is in good physical condition. The cause of the fatal driving error is not yet known.
Information and photo from The Dominion Post, Morgantown, WV.
The National Safety Council has designated April 1-30, 2012 as Distracted Driving Awareness Month. For more information, see blog “One Text or Call Could Wreck it All.”
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