SHEPHERDSTOWN, W.Va. — A Jefferson County man is charged with DUI causing death after a UTV crash.

State police said the crash happened Saturday on property near Knotts Road in the Shepherdstown area.

Troopers said Francis Johnson, 22, of Harpers Ferry, wrecked an UTV and his passenger, Taylor Thomas, 22, also of Harpers Ferry, was ejected. He died a short time later at Jefferson Medical Center.

Johnson was later charged with DUI causing death.

The investigation is ongoing.

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