The Register-Herald, Beckley, West Virginia

October 26, 2012

ATV accident with injury under investigation


— The Greenbrier County Sheriff’s Office is investigating an ATV accident that occurred Wednesday at Grassy Meadows, confirmed Sheriff James Childers.

Danny Ray Fitzwater, 40, of Alderson, was driving a four-wheeler without a helmet and lost control of the vehicle, said police.

Fitzwater was thrown from the vehicle. He was then airlifted to Charleston Area Medical Hospital with nonlife-threatening injuries, Childers reported.

Police said alcohol may have been a factor in the accident.

The wreck is still under investigation by Capt. D. Livingston with the Greenbrier County Sheriff’s Office.