Second death reported in May 1 I-68 wrong way crash

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. – West Virginia State Police say a second person has died from injuries suffered in a May 1 wrong way crash on I-68 near the Pierpont Road exit.

According to the press release, a car driven by Nicole Ferrise entered the eastbound off ramp to I-68 at Pierpont Road traveling west. Ferrise sideswiped another vehicle driven by Steven Knotts then continued striking another vehicle head on.

Knotts died at the scene, Ferrise was transported to Ruby Memorial Hospital where she died days later.