Two Deaths In Vehicles Being Investigated

Law enforcement officials are investigating the deaths of two people in two separate vehicles, one in Ohio County and the other in Tyler County.

The Ohio County Sheriff’s Department and West Virginia State Police responded to a call Sunday at the Truck Stops of America at Dallas Pike where a man was found dead inside a tractor trailer truck. The cause of death was not immediately apparent and the body was transported to the state medical examiner’s office for an autopsy.

In Tyler County, sheriff’s deputies and the Sistersville Volunteer Fire Department were called to a report of a vehicle fire at about 4 p.m. Sunday on Greenwood Road near Sistersville. When the fire was extinguished, officials located a body inside the vehicle. The body was removed and taken to the state medical examiner’s office in an attempt learn the cause of death and the person’s identity.

The names of the victims were not available at press time.