Traffic collision claims two lives

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On Monday, May 6, at approximately 8:37 a.m., members of the Greenbrier County Sheriff’s Office responded to a two vehicle automobile accident on State Route 63 near Fort Spring.

Officers determined that a vehicle traveling eastbound on Route 63 crossed into the travel lane of a westbound vehicle, resulting in a head on collision. Both drivers had to be extricated from the vehicles. There were no other passengers.

Both drivers would subsequently succumb to injuries sustained in the accident. The eastbound vehicle was being operated by Nuetulia Huffman, 59, of Alderson. The westbound vehicle was being operated by Paul Longanacre, 76, of Sinks Grove.

Assistance was provided by the Alderson Police Department.

Corporal B. W. Mitchell, of the Greenbrier County Sheriff’s Office, is the investigating officer.