W.Va. Courtesy Patrol worker killed on turnpike

PAX (AP) — State police say the driver of a vehicle that hit and a killed a West Virginia Courtesy Patrol worker told investigators he fell asleep before the accident.

Police say the vehicle hit 59-year-old Wyatt H. Harris of Coal City as he was helping a stranded motorist on the West Virginia Turnpike.

The accident occurred around 2 a.m. Sunday near the Pax exit.

Police didn’t identify the driver.

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