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Update: Teen dies in crash, 10 others injured

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Victim: Kara Conley Victim: Kara Conley


The victim in this morning's fatal Clay County accident has been identified as 17-year-old Kara Conley.  The driver has been identified as 18-year-old Isaac Murphy.  

All of the victims are between 14-20 years old.  

Troopers said Murphy lost control of his truck on Route 36 in Clay County just before 4 a.m. There were 11 people riding in the truck when it flipped, troopers said.

The victims might have been ghost hunting before the accident, according to people who know those involved in the accident.

Troopers are looking into whether or not speed, alcohol, or drugs played a role in the crash. They said a small amount of marijuana was recovered from the scene.



West Virginia State Troopers now say 10 teen victims are actually split up between CAMC and Saint Francis Hospital.
The grandfather of one victim tells 13 News he thought his grandson was going mudding with friends. His grandson is at Saint Francis with a knee injury.

One girl was killed when a truck rolled over a hill off Route 36 in the Wallback area of Clay County.



One teenage girl has died after an accident in Clay County.  She was one of 11 teens riding in a Ford F-150 truck that flipped on Route 36 in the Wallback area.  The accident happened around 4 a.m.

Ten other teens were taken to CAMC with injuries ranging from serious to non-life threatening.

Their names have not been released, but West Virginia State Police believe they were local.

The cause of the accident remains under investigation.


Ten patients were taken to Charleston Area Medical Center after an early morning crash in Clay County. Their injuries range from serious to non-life threatening.

One teen was pronounced dead on the scene.

Authorities say all of 11 of them were riding in a truck that flipped on Route 36 just before 4 a.m.



A car accident in the Wallback area of Clay County near the Roane County line has killed at least one person.

The accident occurred just before 4 a.m. Wednesday along Route 36.

Multiple ambulances have been called to the scene.

13 News has a crew at the scene, and we'll bring you the very latest as we get it.

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