The Times West Virginian

January 25, 2013

Bizarre accident snarls I-79 traffic

By Jonathan Williams
Times West Virginian

WHITE HALL — Valley Volunteer Fire Department and the West Virginia State Police responded Thursday evening to a bizarre accident that left traffic on I-79 snarled.

According to Valley Assistant Chief Fred McDonald, someone dropped an unknown number of wooden pallets on the road near mile marker 132 on I-79 South. How they ended up on the road and what kind of vehicle they fell off is still under investigation.

The incident was toned just before 6:30 p.m. Thursday.

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