On September 30, 2013 at approximately 8:20 p.m. Metro 911 received a 911 call reporting a crash on Bellewood Drive in the Lakewood area near Saint Albans, WV. Deputy Sheriffs and other first responders arrived and found a black Toyota Avalon overturned in a ditch along the roadside. Based on evidence at the scene Deputy J. E. Mace concluded the vehicle was traveling west on Bellewood Drive, but veered left off the roadway. The vehicle struck a metal storm water pass-through, became airborne, and landed on its roof before sliding into the ditch.
The driver, 19 year old Ethan Charles Glenn of Tornado, WV, sustained serious injuries and died before first responders arrived. There was one passenger in the vehicle, 19 year old Donovan Goodwin, who survived the crash with minor or no injuries. He was able to free himself from the wreckage.
No other vehicles were involved in the crash.
Corporal B. D. Humphreys
Kanawha County Sheriff’s Office
301 Virginia Street East,
Charleston WV 25301
304-357-0732 / 304-951-7328