Dump truck driver indicted for murder, drunk driving in 2012 now in jail

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Posted on July 24, 2013 at 6:08 PM

Updated Wednesday, Jul 24 at 6:21 PM

SHELBY COUNTY, Ky. (WHAS11) -- A dump truck driver is behind bars in Shelby County after being indicted for murder and drunk driving in a deadly crash in 2012 in Anderson County, Ky.

Eric Jenkins, 42, was arrested on Tuesday, July 23, after the indictment was handed down.

The accident happened in September.

Police say Jenkins was driving a dump truck when he crossed the center line and hit a car driven by a Lawrenceburg, Ky. woman head-on.

She died a few days after the crash.

Jenkins is being held on a $100,000 bond.


 

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