Cumberland Times-News

October 1, 2013

Former Grant County official dies in car crash

From Staff Reports
Cumberland Times-News

— MAYSVILLE, W.Va. — Former Grant County Commissioner Lester Carr Jr., 80, of Scherr died Monday after his vehicle traveled off state Route 42 near Maysville and struck a tree, according to West Virginia State Police.

Trooper D.E. Bailey re-ported that Carr was driving a 2012 Ford Focus northbound when the vehicle traveled off the east edge of the roadway and into a tree.

Carr was taken to Grant Memorial Hospital by the Grant County Rescue Squad where he was pronounced dead following the 1 p.m. accident.

Maysville Volunteer Fire Department also responded.