High winds blow roof off car wash, 1 person hospitalized

1 hurt when strong winds rip roof off car wash

High winds blew the roof off of a car wash in Fayette County on Thursday.

The owner told Channel 11 a crew was working in one of the wash bays at Smithfield Car Wash when they heard a noise. One of the workers exited the bay to see what was happening.

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The worker was hit in the back and taken to Ruby Memorial Hospital in Morgantown.

No customers were at the car wash when it happened.