Police identify man killed in Lewis County wreck that also injured four children

WESTON – The West Virginia State Police have identified a man killed in a wreck on Georgetown Road in Lewis County on Monday, according to a press release:

On Monday, January 3, 2022, at approximately 2:30 p.m., Sergeant J.R. Wince of the Weston Detachment was dispatched to a two-vehicle head-on collision on Georgetown Road in Lewis County.

After arriving at the crash scene, Sergeant Wince determined one driver, identified as Charles Junior Wolfe, 65, of Weston, had been ejected from his vehicle. Mr. Wolfe was pronounced dead on scene by medical personnel.

The second involved vehicle contained five occupants, four of which were under 11 years old. Sergeant Wince, Trooper First Class Hensley and Trooper Watson used fire extinguishers to extinguish an engine fire and removed all the occupants from the vehicle.

The involved troopers provided necessary first aid to the mother and children while awaiting the arrival of emergency medical services. All five occupants suffered severe but non-life-threatening injuries and were transported from the scene via ambulance and Health Net.

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