MONONGALIA COUNTY, W.Va. The two people killed in the January 3 crash on I-79 at the 149-mile marker have been positively identified by the Monongalia County Sheriff’s Department.

The two who perished in the crash have been identified as Zaquan George, 21, and Margaret Erdie, 19, both of Morgantown.

Sheriff Perry Palmer said the accident investigation is ongoing.

The firey crash was reported at 7:19 a.m. and resulted in the closure of both sides of the interstate for nearly five hours.

Anyone with additional information about the crash is asked to call 304-291-7260.