Man Dies After Being Hit by Car in Doddridge County
Written by Erin MacPherson
Last updated on October 22, 2013 @ 11:08PM
Created on October 22, 2013 @ 7:04PM
Friday morning a man was hit by a car in Doddridge County and was rushed to Ruby Memorial Hospital. Sunday night, Robert Thompson Junior from Wintersville, Ohio passed away because of his injuries.
Deputies say a tractor trailer was broken down on the side of Route 50, between Toll Gate and Greenwood. People were apparently helping the tractor trailer when one of them was hit.
James Gerlach was the driver who apparently hit the bystander. Police say alcohol was a factor in the accident. Gerlac was arrested and is now going to be charged with DUI causing death.
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