Two-Vehicle Collision In Martinsburg, WV, Leaves One Dead

One of the vehicles fled the scene.


Martinsburg, VW (KM) A Martinsburg, West Virginia man died Tuesday night following a collision between a motorcycle and truck.

The Berkeley County Sheriff’s Office says at around 9:00 PM, the bike operated by Michael Kilmer, 38, collided with the truck at the intersection of Edwin Miller Boulevard and Warm Springs Avenue in Martinsburg. . Kilmer was rushed to Berkeley Medical Hospital where he was pronounced dead..

Witnesses told deputies the truck pulled into the nearby AC&T Exxon station after the crash, but kept on going along Warm Springs Avenue. They say the vehicle was late 90’s truck, possibly a Ford, which was dark in color.

The cause of the crash remains under investigation. Anyone who may have witnessed this collision is asked to contact the Berkeley County Sheriff’s Office. They can call 304-267-7000, ext. 7103, and ask for the investigator of this incident, Capt. W.A. Johnson. They can remain anonymous and call Berkeley County, WV Crime Stoppers at 304-267-4999.


By Kevin McManus