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Gov. Jim Justice involved in car accident


According to a press release by the Beckley Police Department, West Virginia Governor Jim Justice was involved in a vehicle accident Saturday afternoon. 

The press release says that patrolman Logan Christian responded to a traffic accident on Harper Road at the intersection of Hylton Lane. 

West Virginia state troopers with the Governor's security detail were on scene as well. 

It was determined that the driver of the second car, 20-year old Joshua Lucas, failed to maintain control of his vehicle and rear-ended the governor's vehicle at a traffic light. 

Following an evaluation, Joshua Lucas was arrested and charged with driving under the influence of drugs and failure to maintain control of the vehicle. 

There were no serious injuries reported from the accident. 

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