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Update: New details in Williamstown fatal wreck released

Published: Aug. 23, 2021 at 10:33 AM EDT
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WILLIAMSTOWN, W.Va. (WTAP) - New details have been released in the car wreck that killed a 55-year-old Marietta man on Monday.

According to a police report, David Hearing was run over by a Dodge mini van that he had been driving just before the incident and died as a result.

Williamstown Police Chief Shawn Graham described the wreck as a pedestrian versus car wreck and told us at the time it was an “unfortunate, unusual accident.”

It happened just after 9 a.m. in the 200 block of Armstrong Avenue in Williamstown.

The Wood County Crash Team took over the investigation.

The name of the man who died in a car wreck in Williamstown Monday has been released.

Authorities said David Kenneth Hearing, 55, of Marietta, died as a result of the crash.

Williamstown Police Chief Shawn Graham said the wreck was best described as a pedestrian versus car wreck and called it an “unfortunate, unusual accident.”

It happened on Armstrong Avenue just after 9 a.m. Monday.

The Wood County Crash Team is still looking into what happened.

A 55-year-old man from Marietta died at the scene of a wreck on Armstrong Avenue in Williamstown Monday morning.

Williamstown Police Chief Shawn Graham said it was best described as a pedestrian versus car wreck and called it an “unfortunate, unusual accident.”

Authorities have not yet released the man’s name.

The Wood County Crash team is handling the investigation.

We’ll keep you updated as we learn more.

A person has died following a wreck on Armstrong Avenue in Williamstown Monday morning.

Williamstown Police Chief Shawn Graham said the person who died was a Marietta resident.

Authorities are not releasing much information at this time.

We’ll keep you updated as we learn more.

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