Ashland man, 29, charged

Ashland man, 29, charged

There are 5 comments on the Independent story from Sep 20, 2007, titled Ashland man, 29, charged. In it, Independent reports that:

An Ashland man has been charged with murder in connection with an Interstate 64 accident that resulted in the death of a trucker.

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Irisheyes

Owensboro, KY

#1 Dec 26, 2007
This appears to be a great miscarriage of justice.
Apparently the defendent "accidently" struck
the trucker....How can this be "murder". Any of us could have been driving that road.
The national media need to get involved in this one...a perfect piece for "60 Minutes"...maybe some fine citizen of your county needs to make the call...to CNN....
Concerned

Morehead, KY

#2 Feb 23, 2008
Why was this Ashland man charged of murder? Did he swerve & hit this person on purpose? No I don't think so....Think about it.This person has to live with this for the rest. Ain't that enough.What if it was you? It wouldn't be quite fair would it.
yelp

United States

#3 Nov 4, 2011
He was. Charged for it
well...

Salem, WV

#4 Nov 5, 2011
They probably just used the wrong termiology...its probably supposed to be vehicular homicide...

“Hell is coming to breakfast”

Since: Jul 11

Ashland

#5 Nov 5, 2011
“wantonly engaged in conduct that created a grave risk of death to another person”

This is the issue. The article doesn't explain it. If you're interested, go to the trial or keep up with this case. At some point it will be disclosed exactly what type of behaviour was exhibited.

Just as example, the man might have been speeding. This would be enough for charges to be filed if the accident results in death or injury. Don't forget, a charge is a starting point in terms of plea bargaining.

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