Steven, Theresa, Abigail, Paul Coleman Killed, Patrick Coleman Hurt in Harrison Co., WV, Accident
Harrison County, WV -- January 11, 2017, Steven Coleman, Theresa Coleman, Abigail Coleman, and Paul Coleman died, Patrick Coleman injured, in an 18-wheeler accident.
Authorities from the Harrison County Sheriff's Department responded to the two-vehicle accident scene late Wednesday near the town of Salem.
According to initial accident reports, 22-year-old Patrick was driving a vehicle down US Highway 50. In the vehicle with him were 55-year-old Steve, 55-year-old Theresa, 17-year-old Paul, and 13-year-old Abigail.
According to authorities, as their vehicle approached an oncoming 18-wheeler, the two vehicles somehow crossed paths with each other. As a result, the two vehicles crashed head-on.
Following the collision, all occupants of the Coleman vehicle except Patrick sustained fatal injuries and died. Patrick was taken to Ruby Memorial Hospital with critical injuries. His current condition is unknown.
At this time, authorities have not released any additional details surrounding the accident. Their investigations are ongoing.
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