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Deputies Say Charges Pending Against Man Who Deputies Said Crashed Vehicle Into Tree

Reported by: Send eMail Bethany Simmons
Web Producer: Bethany Simmons
Reported: Dec. 26, 2013 10:19 AM EST
Updated: Dec. 26, 2013 10:35 AM EST

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Braxton County , West Virginia

Charges were pending against a man deputies said crashed his car while under the influence of drugs and alcohol earlier this week.

Jimmy Miller of Gassaway was traveling along State Route 4 just south of Gassaway, when he crashed the vehicle he was driving into a tree, then took off, Braxton County Lt. B.A. Scarbro said.

When deputies caught up with Miller, they said, he wasn't wearing any clothes. He was taken to the hospital for injuries he received in the crash or the attempt to escape, deputies said. A woman also was inside the vehicle at the time of the crash. She tried to take off, but deputies said they also were able to catch up with her.

Scarbro said Miller will be charged with driving under the influence, and several other charges against him are pending.



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