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One dead after accident involving a train


One man is dead after an accident involving a train in Fayette county. 

According to a press release from Sheriff Mike Fridley,  deputies were dispatched to New River Campground, located in Gauley Bridge where the incident took place. 

Members of the Gauley Bridge Fire Department along with Jan-Care Ambulance responded and had to use a boat to cross the New River to reach the victim in an attempt to revive him.

Joseph Wayne Underwood, 42,  was later officially pronounced dead. 

Police are asking if you have  any information regarding this incident to contact the Fayette County Sheriff's Department. 


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