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Mercer County man killed in car crash

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PRINCETON (WVVA) - A fatal car crash claims the life of a local man near Princeton Wednesday afternoon.

West Virginia State Police say that 46-year-old Vernan Woods of Princeton was killed in the crash.

According to police, the accident happened on the intersection of Brick Yard and Gardner Road just before 3 p.m. Wednesday afternoon.

Woods was driving a Honda Civic north bound when police say he ran off of the road, struck a rock then proceeded to spin and flip into the south bound lane.

Police say they are unsure why Woods veered off of the road initially, but say speed was a factor.

Police are still investigating the accident but say that there is no suspicion of drug or alcohol use.

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