ValuePenguin has ranked the states based on their distracted driving fatality rate, finding that the laxity or strictness of each state's cellphone laws did much to influence the rates. West Virginia had one of the lower ones, ranking 43rd with .51 fatalities per 10 billion miles traveled between 2015 and 2017.
Persons in Logan County and across West Virginia are injured in motor vehicle accidents every day. Thankfully, some of those mishaps yield minor consequences. Tragically, though, others are direct catalysts causing catastrophic injuries. In some sad cases, fatalities result.