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Name Released in Fatal Accident out of Ohio County

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OHIO COUNTY, W.Va. -

UPDATE MONDAY 10:00 AM   

Ohio County Sheriff Pat Butler says the victim killed in a Sunday accident is Jason Todd Gebhardt, 43-year-old who was originally from the Ohio Valley. Gebhardt has just moved back recently from Florida.

Gebhardt's father was also injured in the crash, but there is no update on his condition.

Authorities said his injuries were not life-threatening.

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ORIGINAL STORY:

The Ohio County Sheriff's Department responded to a fatal one vehicle car accident Sunday afternoon on Short Creek Road in Ohio County.

According to Ohio County Sheriff Pat Butler, a 43-year-old male was killed and his father was transported to a local hospital with non-life threatening injuries. 

The Wheeling Police Department Scene Reconstruction  Team also assisted in the accident.  Officials believe speed was a factor.

Names were not being released until all family members have been notified. 

Stay with 7 News for updates as more information is released.

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