EYEWITNESS LOCAL NEWSWoman Dies In Jackson County Crash
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Reported by: Bethany Simmons
Web Producer: Bethany Simmons
Reported: Sep. 13, 2013 10:39 AM EDT
Updated: Sep. 13, 2013 12:29 PM EDT
Kenna , Jackson County , West Virginia
One woman died after a car crash Thursday in Jackson County.
Kelsey Ray, 23, of Ripley died as a result of injuries she received in the accident, a West Virginia state trooper said.
The crash happened about 4 p.m. Thursday near Kenna Elementary School in Kenna.
Troopers said the crash happened during a strong thunderstorm in the area. Ray was driving a Buick that hydroplaned and struck a tree, the trooper said. She was the only person in the vehicle and was taken to Charleston Area Medical Center General Hospital, where she later died.
Troopers said Ray was wearing a seat belt.
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