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Man charged in fatal wrong-way crash on I-77

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file photo: September 13, 2017 file photo: September 13, 2017
MERCER COUNTY, WV (WVVA) -

A West Virginia man has been charged with DUI causing death in a crash that killed a man in September 2017.

The fatal collision happened on Interstate 77 near Camp Creek when a Jeep Wrangler, traveling the wrong-way, crashed head-on into a tractor trailer before striking pickup truck. Cody Kincaid, 27, of the Beckley area, died at the scene. He was traveling in the Jeep at the time. Click here to read a previous report.

The preliminary hearing for Nicholas Chet Andrepont was held Thursday in front of Magistrate Susan Honaker.

According to court documents, Andrepont claims he was not driving the vehicle. But investigators determined he was the one driving the Jeep. The case was bound over to the next grand jury. 

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