UPDATE: Man killed in Gilmer County wreck identified

One person was killed and two other flown to the hospital after a UTV wreck in Gilmer County, officials said.
Published: Sep. 25, 2022 at 11:39 AM EDT
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GILMER COUNTY, W.Va (WDTV) - UPDATE: Authorities have identified the victim as 71-year-old Richard Taylor.

They tell 5 News Taylor was from Ohio.

The two passengers who were seriously injured were not identified, but authorities said one is also from Ohio and the other is from Gilmer County.

One person was killed and two other flown to the hospital after a UTV wreck in Gilmer County, officials said.

The single-vehicle wreck happened Saturday afternoon in the Steer Run Church area on Gassaway Rd., officials said.

One person was pronounced dead on the scene and the other two were taken by medical helicopter to a hospital.

The identities of the people involved have not been released.

The Gilmer County Sheriff’s Office is investigating what caused the wreck.