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Peterstown man dies from wounds in wrong-way crash

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PETERSTOWN, WV -

(WVVA) One man is dead after a head on collision on U.S. Route 219 in Monroe County.

The crash happened around 7:00 p.m. Thursday near Peterstown.

According to the Monroe County 911 Center, the driver of a 1995 Chevrolet Cavalier was traveling the wrong-way when he hit a 2009 Chevrolet pickup.

The driver of the Cavalier, identified as Jerry Whitlow, 61, of Peterstown had to be extracted from the vehicle. He was flown to Roanoke Memorial Hospital where he later died. It appears Whitlow was not wearing a seat belt. 

The driver of the pickup was taken to Carillion Giles Community Hospital in Pearisburg where he was treated and released.

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