Wood County authorities identify victim of fatal crash

MINERAL WELLS — Authorities have identified the Mineral Wells woman killed Tuesday in a two-vehicle accident on Elizabeth Pike.

Margaret Jeane Dye, 83, died as a result of injuries sustained in the accident which occurred 1:47 p.m. Tuesday in the 6300 block of Elizabeth Pike, the Wood County Sheriff’s Office said. Multiple agencies were dispatched to the accident with injuries and entrapment.

The accident was investigated by the Wood County Crash Team, a press release from the department said.

The sheriff’s department reported it appears a 1986 Nissan Frontier truck, operated by a Jerry Wayne Hartley, 35, of Lost Pavement Road was traveling south on Elizabeth Pike and went left of center colliding with a 2006 Toyota Camry driven by Dye, who was traveling north.

Centha Diveley, 41, of Palestine was listed as a passenger in Hartley’s vehicle.

Hartley was flown by medical helicopter to Charleston Area Medical Center due to the severity of injuries. Diveley was transported by ambulance to WVU Medicine Camden Clark Medical Center and Dye was pronounced dead at the scene, the sheriff’s department reported.

The accident remains under investigation by the Crash Team and charges are pending.

Hartley was treated and released from CAMC. Diveley was treated and released from Camden Clark.

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