CHARLESTON, W.Va. -- A man has died in a single-vehicle accident along Grandview Ridge Road in Confidence a little over a mile from Route 34, said Putnam County Sheriff Steve Deweese.
Jeffrey Bowers, 48, of Red House, died in the crash.
A passerby on the way to work discovered the accident and reported it about 7:30 a.m. Friday, Deweese said. The time of the wreck is unknown.
The vehicle was eastbound when it went off the road in a curve and over an embankment, partially ejecting the driver and coming to rest on top of him, Deweese said.The driver was dead at the scene and there were no witnesses, he said.