On 1/2/2019 at approximately 8:30 P.M. the Raleigh County Sheriff’s Office was dispatched to the scene of a vehicle crash on Odd Road. The driver, Charles Yancey, was operating a 2003 Nissan Maxima traveling at a high rate of speed when he ran off the road and struck a tree on the passenger side of the vehicle. Of the three passengers inside the vehicle, two sustained incapacitating injuries and one was killed. Yancey reported no injuries. Yancey was subsequently arrested for leaving the scene of an accident with death, 2 counts of DUI causing serious bodily injury, 1 count of DUI causing death, no operators, no insurance, and no registration. Yancey was remanded to Southern Regional Jail.