KANAWHA COUNTY, W.Va. (WCHS/WVAH) — Mike Sipe, of Hurricane, WV, has been identified as the victim in a single-vehicle crash Wednesday.

“Michael L.” Sipe, 39, was named as the man killed in a crash near Clendenin, WV, Wednesday morning on Interstate 79, according to the Kanawha County Sheriff’s Office.


Sipe was operating an SUV on I-79 at about 7 a.m., when he exited the roadway for an unknown reason, rolled several times and was ejected through the sunroof, troopers said.

Michael L. Sipe, 39 of Hurricane died in the crash. source

Sipe was pronounced dead at the scene of blunt for trauma injuries suffered in the crash.

Anyone with information on the crash may contact police at 911.

Friends and family members took to Facebook to remember the beloved guitarist: