Fatal Accident in Morgan County Investigated

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The Marietta Post of the Highway Patrol says it’s currently investigating a single vehicle fatal accident. It happened on State Route 555 Sunday just after 1:30 am. Troopers say 19-year-old Hunter Shuster of McConnelsville was driving south on 555, went off the left side of the road ejecting passenger 18-year-old Jillian Adams, also of McConnelsville, who was riding in the bed of the pick-up truck. The patrol says the vehicle overturn on top of Adams. She died in the crash. The Highway Patrol says alcohol appears to be a factor in the accident.

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