Man arrested in connection with accident

From press and staff reports

An April 1 accident resulted in the death of one resident and the arrest of another.

Drew Gordon, 29, has been charged with aggravated DUI following a head on collision between his 2005 Nissan Altima and a 2011 Ford Taurus driven by Eddie B Smith, 59.

The accident occurred around 7 p.m. April 1 near the intersection of Brooksville Road and J Foster Road.

Smith died from his injuries as a result of the accident and on April 4 Gordon was arrested on the DUI charges involving a fatality.

If convicted, Gordon faces 25 years in prison.

The Winston County Sheriff’s Office and the Mississippi Highway Patrol worked the accident and continue to investigate the matter.