The identity of the victim in Monday's fatal car accident occurring outside of Junior city limits has been released by officials.
Mark Skidmore, 41, of Belington was pronounced dead at Ruby Memorial Hospital Monday after sustaining significant injuries in a two-car accident. The accident occurred at 7:30 a.m. close to the Randolph County line.
The West Virginia State Police Elkins dispatch responded to the accident and was assisted by the Randolph County Emergency Medical Services, Belington Emergency Medical Services, Belington Volunteer Fire Department and Junior Volunteer Fire Department.
According to Sgt. G. L. Stalnaker, Skidmore was headed south on Route 250 alone when his vehicle left the roadway and struck a guardrail along the right side of the highway.
Skidmore was driving a white truck, property of the town of Junior, when his vehicle reentered onto the roadway and crossed into oncoming traffic.
Skidmore's vehicle collided with a SUV traveling north on Route 250. The driver of the vehicle was unable to be identified by officials from the State Police Elkins dispatch. Upon collision Skidmore was ejected from the passenger window of the vehicle. He was flown via helicopter to Ruby Memorial Hospital.
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