Update: Road opened following fatal accident in Monongalia County

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — Grafton Road in Monongalia County re-opened Tuesday afternoon about 12:30 following a fatal accident that shut down a portion of the road for about 2 hours.

Pictures from the scene of that two-vehicle crash near the intersection of Hornbeck road showed a sedan and flatbed truck with damages to their front driver’s sides.

MECCA 911 confirmed one person died in the wreck.

West Virginia State Police are investigating the crash.