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BURLINGTON — A Springfield man died and his wife was seriously injured when their motorcycle collided head-on with an SUV Sunday afternoon on U.S. 50 near Patterson Creek Road.

Troy Lee Imes, 55, was pronounced dead at the scene of the 4:24 p.m. crash.

Yvonne J. Imes, 49, suffered serious injuries and was flown to Ruby Memorial Hospital in Morgantown by Conemaugh MedStar helicopter, West Virginia State Police said.

Police said the crash occurred when the Imes’s Harley-Davidson motorcycle crossed the center line and collided head-on with a Chevrolet Tahoe operated by Lois Ann Reed, 61, of Mount Storm. Also in the SUV was James Edward Reed, 62, also of Mount Storm.

The Reeds declined medical treatment at the scene, police said.

Burlington, Fountain and New Creek fire and ambulance squads responded to the accident as did the Mineral County Sheriff's Office and the Mineral County medical examiner.




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Condolences go out to the family and a speedy recovery to the others involved

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