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Man jailed on charges of negligent homicide

Jul. 14, 2013 @ 11:20 PM

HUNTINGTON -- Brandon Michael Cornette, 31, was booked into the Western Regional Jail about 1:15 a.m. Sunday after being arrested by the Wayne County Sheriff's Department on a felony charge of negligent homicide and DUI causing death.

The charge stems from an accident that happened late Saturday night near Tolsia High School in Fort Gay.

A 6-year-old girl, whose name has not been released, died at an area hospital from injuries sustained after being hit by a car in that area.

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