Governor Justice Issues Statement on I-79 Fatalities


Today, Governor Justice issued the following statement about the fatalities on I-79:

“We tragically lost two West Virginians on I-79 yesterday, including a state Division of Highways employee. A sudden loss of life like this is truly heartbreaking. My thoughts and prayers are with the families and loved ones of those who passed, and those who are recovering from injuries.”​

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Office of the Governor
State Capitol, 1900 Kanawha Blvd. E
Charleston, WV 25305

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304.558.2000 or 1.888.438.2731

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