UPDATE: Name released in deadly Harrison County crash

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HARRISON COUNTY, W.Va. (WDTV) -- UPDATE 6/14/19
We now know the name of the woman who died in an accident Wednesday morning on I-79.

According to the Harrison County Sheriff's Office, Kayla Marie Cottrill, 30, of Mount Clare died in the crash.

According to the Harrison County Sheriff's Office,Cottrill was ejected from her vehicle when it crashed just after 12:15 a.m. Wednesday.

There was only one car involved in the crash. It happened near mile marker 129 in the southbound lanes.

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UPDATE 6/13/19 4:15 p.m.
A woman has died following a Wednesday morning accident in Interstate 79.

According to the Harrison County Sheriff's Office, a woman was ejected from her vehicle when it crashed just after 12:15 a.m. Wednesday.

There was only one car involved in the crash. It happened near mile marker 129 in the southbound lanes.

The victim's name has not been released. We're working to get more information.

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UPDATE (2:43 A.M.)
The scene has now been cleared and the southbound lanes of I-79 have been reopened.

ORIGINAL STORY

One person has been taken to the hospital in a crash on I-79 shutting down part of the highway near mile marker 129.

According to 911 officials the accident happened at around 12:15 a.m. early Wednesday morning and shut down both southbound lanes on Interstate 79.

The accident involved one vehicle and sent one person to the United Hospital Center.

Multiple units responded to the scene including Bridgeport Fire Department, Bridgeport EMS and the Harrison Sheriff's Department which is investigating the incident.

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