POLICE INVESTIGATE FATALITY ACCIDENT

08/31/2011

Fayetteville Police Chief Greg Tabor announced today that the department is investigating a fatality accident on E. Hunstivlle Road.

On Wednesday, August 31, 2011 at approximately 6:45 A.M., Fayetteville Police Officers responded to E. Huntsville Road near S. Hunt Lane, in reference to a report of a two vehicle accident with injuries.     

Amanda Middleton, age 34 of Elkins was westbound on Huntsville Road, when her Toyota Corolla crossed left of center and collided with a Chevy Silverado being driven by Rebecca Emerson-Schran, age 19, of Wesley.  Middleton was transported to Washington Regional Medical Center where she later succumbed to her injuries.  Middleton was wearing her seatbelt at the time of the accident.

This investigation is continuing and we will provide additional information, as it is available for release.