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Eminence Woman Charged With DUI And Murder

In a case that smacks of overagressive DUI prosecution, Henry County prosecutors pressed murder charges against a 27-year-old woman following a fatal collision.

Responding to a 9-1-1 tip, police arrived at a crash scene on Lake Jericho Road. According to witnesses, the driver crossed the center line and crashed into 34-year-old Louisville resident, who was pronounced dead at the scene. Apparently after seeing open alcohol containers in her car, officers had the driver perform field sobriety tests and then sent her to a hospital for a blood test.

In addition to murder, DUI, and open container violation, the driver was also cited for failure to produce an insurance card.

Runaway Camper Kills One, Injures Three

A truck wreck which Lincoln County Sheriff Curt Folger called “a very, very tragic accident” was probably not accidental at all.

While eastbound on U.S. 150, a camper detached from the large truck hauling it. The camper rumbled across the median and smacked into an SUV, killing the driver. Three other occupants, including a 10-month-old infant who was airlifed to a nearby hospital, were seriously injured. Even though the SUV driver took evasive action, “there wasn’t nothing they could do,” the sheriff said.

The two people inside the truck were not injured and none of the names were released.

Serious Car Wreck Kills One, Injures Two

An errant bicyclist triggered a two-car automobile collision that caused serious injuries to at least three people. Although all the victims were from Kentucky, the wreck occurred in Bloomington, Indiana. Witnesses and police state that a bicyclist, whose name was not release, fell over while trying to cross State Road 37. To avoid the toppled-over rider, the 21 year old driver, swerved to the right on the southbound side. She lost control of her car and barrelled across the median onto the northbound side, where she collided with a 50 year-old driver, of Franklin. Both drivers were seriously injured and an 11...

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