NICHOLAS COUNTY, WV (LOOTPRESS) – WVSP are investigating a deadly crash that occurred in Nicholas County.
On Thursday, July 14, 2022, at approximately 3:41 pm, Cpl. E. E. Bostic responded to a fatal crash that occurred on WV Rt 20 near the intersection of Cheer Lane, in Nettie West Virginia. During the officer’s investigation and according to witness statements, Anthony O’Brien, 42 of Leivasy, West Virginia was driving a 1992 GMC pickup and crossed into the opposite lane striking an oncoming log truck head on. Mr. O’Brien was pronounced deceased by medical personnel on scene.
A female passenger of the GMC truck was transported to Charleston General Hospital by Air Evac, and was last reported in serious but stable condition.
This investigation is active and ongoing.