13NEWS has learned the name of the victim that died in Wednesday night's fatal crash on I-77.
Ellen Bailey, 49, of Ravenswood died after the vehicle she was driving slammed into the back of a tractor trailer that was broke down near the Goldtown exit.
The West Virginia Department of Transportation confirmed that both north lanes of Interstate 77 at the Goldtown exit in Jackson County, WV reopened just before 10:30 p.m.
An emergency worker at the scene has confirmed that a woman died in tonight's crash on I-77 in Jackson County, WV.
The West Virginia State Police is investigating. Troopers said that the crash involved a tractor trailer and a passenger car.
Traffic is being diverted off I-77 by way of Exit 116 at Haines Branch.
Emergency crews were called to the scene of a crash on Interstate 77 in Jackson County, WV, on Wednesday night.
Dispatchers said the call came in just before 9 p.m.
The accident forced officials to close both north lanes near the Goldtown exit. No other information was immediately available.
13 News has a crew at the scene. Keep checking wowktv.com for updates to this developing story.
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