DUI cause of fatal accident in Odd

Raleigh County
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Deputies with the Raleigh County Sheriff’s Department were called to the scene of a deadly accident on Wednesday, Jan. 2, 2019.  It happened at around 8:30 p.m. on Odd Road in Odd, WV.

According to a release, the suspect was speeding when he ran off the road and hit a tree.  There were three people in the car with him at the time.  Two of the passengers were seriously injured in the crash, one person was killed.  The driver was not injured.

Charles Yancey, 22, of Odd was arrested.  He is facing charges of leaving the scene of an accident involving death, DUI causing death, two counts of DUI causing serious bodily injury, no operator’s license, no insurance and no registration.

Yancey is being held in the Southern Regional Jail.  He has not been arraigned yet.

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