JESSE - State police have confirmed that one man died in a multi-vehicle accident that occurred on Route 10 outside of Jesse on Wednesday, May 15.
The collision involved a car and a West Virginia Division of Highways vehicle. The driver of the car, Clarence Napier, of Kentucky, was killed in the crash, troopers said.
The driver of the DOH vehicle was transported to Raleigh General Hospital in Beckley and was later released.
Both lanes of Route 10 on Jesse Mountain were closed for hours after the wreck and later opened after 10 p.m.
Members of the Wyoming County Sheriff's Department, along with the State Police, the STAT Ambulance Services and Oceana Fire Department responded to the call, which happened at about 5 p.m. Wednesday.