Police arrest man in connection to fatal vehicle accident near Sardis

SARDIS, W.Va. — A Harrison County man faces charges related to a fatal vehicle accident after police allege he was driving while under the influence.

Jeffery Scott Davis
Jeffery Scott Davis

Jeffrey Scott Davis, 32, of Harrison County, is alleged to have lost control of his vehicle on Gains Hollow Road en route to Sardis after 3:30 a.m., Sunday morning.

The Chevy Blazer flipped on its top into a ditch and as a result, a female passenger was killed.

The victim’s identity has not been released at this time.

Davis is charged with DUI causing death with reckless disregard and is being held at North Central Regional Jail with bail set at $50,000.

Deputies with the Harrison County Sheriff’s Department are further investigating the accident.