Bluefield Daily Telegraph, Bluefield, WV

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June 27, 2014

Mercer mother, son killed in Logan County wreck

McCONNEL — A Mercer County mother and son, Rita Overbee, 57, and Robert Overbee, 27, both of Princeton, were traveling north on Route 10 when the 1998 Buick sedan Mrs. Overbee was operating, crossed the center line in a curve on the roadway and went into the path of a 2007 Dodge Ram pickup truck, driven by Ernest Jewell II, 25, of Lenore, who was traveling south on Route 10 according to a press release from the Logan County Sheriff’s Department.

Mrs. Overbee and her son had to be extricated from the wreck. They were transported to Logan Regional Medical Center, where they were pronounced dead. Jewell suffered minor injuries and was taken to LRMC where he was treated and released.

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