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Maliyah and Malaka Jones Identified as Victims of I-77 Crash

The Solon residents and a Cleveland woman were confirmed as the victims of a horrific I-77 crash on Monday, according to multiple media outlets

Officials in Wood County, West Virginia, confirmed today that Maliyah and Malaka Jones, of Solon, were both killed in a horrific crash Monday on Interstate 77, acording to the Parkersburg News & Sentinel

Also killed in the crash was Sherita Hogans, 29, of Cleveland, Wood County Sheriff Jeff Sandy told the newspaper.

Solon schools officials announced that Maliyah, an 11-year-old fifth grader at Orchard Middle School, and her mother, a 38-year-old Solon woman, were both killed in an car crash. 

Wood County officials had said at the time they believed the victims of were from Solon, but wanted to wait until an autopsy was complete to confirm it.

Dena April 23, 2011 at 07:20 AM
My deepest sympathy for the families of these ladies and daughter. It is such a sad day for your families. My prayers go out to your family. I know they will be terribly missed and were loved. GOD needed their help and has a place for them. I am sure they have their wings and are at his side. May you have peace in GODS LOVE. Dena of WestVirginia.
DOE April 23, 2011 at 08:58 PM
OMG! I GROW UP WITH MALAKA. A WONDERFUL PERSON. GREAT MOM AND SISTER. MY DEEPEST SYMPATHY TO THE FAMILY! GOD BLESS. DOECHENA FROM CLEVELAND
Ebony Walker April 25, 2011 at 01:46 PM
I love u Lakie & always will. U & Maliyah will never be forgotten. My love & prayers go out to u & family.
cynthia April 26, 2011 at 07:27 PM
Malaka I love u girl I amupset that u left me but u will always be close to my heart maliyah baby I love u to we will meet again u y'all will be truly missed and love

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