Man dies in early morning accident on I-77 in Jackson County

West Virginia State Police say a man died after a motor vehicle accident on I-77 near Ripley. (MGN Photo)

A man is dead after a motor vehicle accident in Jackson County early Thursday morning.

The accident happened on I-77, near Ripley.

Lt. Michael Baylous with West Virginia State Police said the driver lost control of his van, went into the median and flipped.

Baylous said the man died from his injuries. His wife and seven children were also in the vehicle, but are expected to be okay.

Baylous said the man was not wearing a seat belt.

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