The Register-Herald, Beckley, West Virginia

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July 5, 2014

Man dies in wreck near Coal River Road

A man died in a crash Thursday night on Route 3 near Coal River Road.

Clayton Toney, 72, of Glen Daniel was driving his car when it left the road and landed in a creek, according to a press release from West Virginia State Police. The car sank partly into the creek.

Members of the Trap Hill Fire Department pulled Toney from the car and tried CPR, but he couldn’t be revived.

The other three people in the car had minor injuries.

The investigation into the crash is still ongoing.

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