Fordsville Man Indicted on Charges from Fatal Vehicle Collision
Date of News Release: 03/04/2015
Henderson, KY - On February 27, 2015, the Ohio County Grand Jury indicted Jimmy L. Carden with the following:
- Wanton Endangerment 1st.
- Leaving the Scene of Accident and Failure to Render Aid or Assistance.
- Operating Motor Vehicle Under Influence 1st Offense.
- Persistent Felony Offender 1st Degree.
- Assault 2nd degree.
- Manslaughter 2nd degree.
Carden is lodged in the Ohio County Detention Center in Hartford, KY.
Original News Release Below:
Fatal Vehicle Collision in Ohio County
Date of News Release: 10/21/2014
Henderson, KY - Kentucky State Police responded to a single vehicle collision on Old Leitchfield Road near Zion Church Road. Upon arrival, the driver had already fled the scene. He was located a short time later and transported to Owensboro Health Regional Hospital to be treated for his injuries. A passenger in the vehicle was pronounced dead on-scene by the Ohio County Coroner. After further investigation, the driver was charged with Murder, Wanton Endangerment - 1st Degree, Leaving the Scene of an Accident - Failure to Render Aid or Assistance, Operating Motor Vehicle Under the Influence of Alcohol /Drugs/ETC .08 - 1st Offense, Possession of Open Alcohol Container in Motor Vehicle Prohibited and lodged in the Ohio County Detention Center. The investigation is on-going.