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Courtesy of Tyler Frye

A vehicle crash at the Old Logan Road intersection off U.S. 119 on the morning of Tuesday, March 24, left one man dead.

CHAPMANVILLE — One person is dead following a vehicle crash at the Old Logan Road intersection off U.S. 119 Tuesday morning.

According to a news release from the Logan County Sheriff’s Department, police were dispatched to the scene at approximately 7:13 a.m. Tuesday. When they arrived, one man, Marty Allen, was transported by a LEASA ambulance to Logan Regional Medical Center for observation.

Logan County 911 dispatchers advised police while en route that the other driver sustained fatal injuries. Harold Cheyenne Dingess, 23, of Rocky Branch near Chapmanville was pronounced dead at the scene.

Police say it appears the vehicle Dingess was driving struck Allen’s in the rear before striking the guardrail face. Dingess’ vehicle then traveled approximately 100 feet over an embankment.

During the investigation, northbound traffic on U.S. 119 was shut down for approximately four hours.

The LCSD was assisted by the West Virginia State Police.

Dylan Vidovich is a news reporter for HD Media. Contact him by phone at 304-896-5196.