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Two fatalities in Route 50 crash

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Thursday night, a 2016 Ford Fusion collided head on with a 2019 Ford F-150 on Route 50.

The passenger in the Fusion, 86 year old Janet Burke of Petersburg, WV was pronounced dead at the scene.

The driver Jerry Burke, 85 of Petersburg, passed away from his injuries hours later at Winchester Medical Center.

The driver of the F150 Christopher Konka, 27, and his passengers Tina Konka 24, and their 7 year old daughter, all from Romney WV, were transported to WMC with non life threatening injuries.

The driver of the Fusion was believed to be driving the wrong way on the road at high speeds.

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