A Martinsburg man has been charged with negligent homicide in a late-September accident in which a Jeep Wrangler hit a tree and flipped, and that involved a passenger who died a week later in a hospital, according to court records.
Shannon V. "Jay" Jays, 28, was charged with negligent homicide and driving with an expired license, both misdemeanor offenses. Court records listed three different addresses for Jays - 1100 Royal Crest Drive, 134 Fawn Haven Court and 2176 Golf Course Road, all in Martinsburg.
The wreck happened Sept. 30 on Golf Course Road. When Cpl. Will Henderson of the Berkeley County Sheriff's Department arrived, he saw a red 1995 Jeep Wrangler in the middle of the road, with a person on the ground next to the Jeep, records state.