WALLBACK, W.Va. — One person was killed and another person injured in a pick-up truck crash Monday afternoon on Interstate 79 in Roane County.

Authorities said the crash occurred in the southbound lanes just south of the Wallback/Clay exit at around 12:30 p.m.

One person was pronounced dead at the scene. A second person was taken by helicopter to a hospital.

The interstate was reopened by 4 p.m.

The names of those involved were not immediately released. The Roane County Sheriff’s Department is investigating.

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