FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
May 15, 2023
CORRECTION: Morgantown Police Respond to Fatal Vehicle Crash
MORGANTOWN, W.Va. - The Morgantown Police Department is currently investigating a motor vehicle crash that occurred on Saturday, May 13, 2023 at approximately 3:20 a.m.
The crash involved a silver Toyota Corolla and a Peterbilt tractor trailer and took place near 755 Powell Ave. WV Rt.7.
The driver of the Toyota, Papa Yaw Acheampong of Boyd, Maryland, and one of the three occupants, Antonio Darrell McDaniel of Morgantown, were pronounced deceased on scene by emergency medical personnel.
The third occupant of the Toyota Corolla was initially incorrectly identified as John Anthony Brown. However, the third occupant of the Toyota was actually Marcus Penrose of Morgantown, and he was transported to Ruby Memorial Hospital for injuries sustained as a result of the crash.
The driver of the truck was not injured. The crash is under investigation.
Anyone with additional information regarding the incident is asked to contact the Morgantown Police Department at (304) 284-7522.