Motorcyclist dead, driver injured in accident

PARKERSBURG — An accident on U.S. 50 in Wood County involving a motorcycle and a car resulted in a fatality and one person transported to a hospital Tuesday night.

Wood County Sheriff Steve Stephens said the accident occurred around 7 p.m. at the intersection of U.S. 50 and West Virginia 31.

Stephens said the motorcycle rider was deceased on the scene and the driver of the car was transported by Camden Clark Ambulance Service. The county coroner, the Wood County Crash Team and Deerwalk Volunteer Fire Department also were on the scene, Stephens said.

Stephens said the name of the deceased will not be released until notification of family. He declined to say if the deceased was from this area. He said he did not have any information on the injured driver.