West Virginia

Lois Slater Killed in Accident at US 35 in Putnam County, WV

January 9, 2023
Victim's Name(s)
Lois Slater
Type of Accident
Commercial Truck
Alcohol/Drugs Suspected

Where it Happened

U.S. 35, Fraziers Bottom, Putnam County, WV, USA

Additional Information

Investigating Officer or Authority
West Virginia State Police
Vehicles Involved
Semi-Truck, Passenger Car
US 35
Injuries Sustained

Fatal injuries

Apparent/Alleged Cause of Accident

Tractor-trailed collided with a passenger car

What Happened

Area authorities are investigating a crash that killed a woman at US 35 in Putnam County, WV on January 9th, 2023. Police say the incident happened around 6 p.m. and involved a passenger vehicle colliding with a tract0r-trailer under unclear circumstances. One occupant of the car, identified s80-year-old suffered fatal injuries. A second occupant, identified as 21-year-old Ethan J Hamm, was hospitalized in an intensive care unit. The driver of the truck was treated at the scene for minor injuries. Police had no additional information to share.

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