Roane County DUI Kills One
A serious drunk driving accident in Roane County left one person dead and one severely injured early Thursday. Police have arrested the driver of the pickup truck that ran off W. Va. 36 and hit a house near Looneyville. 23-year-old Chaz Simmons of Spencer is charged with DUI causing death and DUI causing injury. Thirty-year-old Kelly Casto was killed and 38-year-old William Cottrell was severely injured, in serious condition at Charleston Area Medical Center. Police say Casto and Cottrell were asleep inside the house when the accident occurred. Simmons was treated for minor injuries and released.