Governor and First Lady Justice issue statement on tragic accident claiming life of Parkways employee, critically injuring two others


​CHARLESTON, WV– Gov. Jim and First Lady Cathy Justice issued the following statement Friday concerning a tragic accident Thursday on the West Virginia Turnpike in Mercer County that has claimed the life of one West Virginia Parkways Authority employee and left two others in critical condition.
“We are absolutely devastated and heartbroken after learning about this tragic accident,” said the Governor and First Lady. “Please join us in praying for the family, friends, and co-workers of these three men. It is an extremely sad day for West Virginia.” 

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