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Collision Leads to Manslaughter 2nd Degree Arrest

Date of News Release: 12/25/2013

(Bowling Green, KY) -- On December 25, 2013 at 6:32P.M., Kentucky State Police Post 3 Troopers responded to the 600 block of Lone Star Road in Hart County, Kentucky regarding a fatal collision.

According to Trooper Jeremy Smith, Timothy Mabe (39) of Bonnieville, KY was traveling south on Lone Star Road when he approached a disable vehicle in the roadway. Mr. Made swerved to avoid colliding with the disable vehicle and struck a pedestrian who was a passenger in the disabled vehicle.

The pedestrian Judy M. Riggs (63) of Munfordville, KY was pronounced dead at the scene by Hart County Coroner Jeff Roten.

Timothy Mabe was charged with the following charges:

  1. Manslaughter 2nd
  2. DUI 1st Aggravated
  3. Leaving the Scene of an Accident

Timothy Mabe was lodged in the Hart County Jail. The investigation is still ongoing and is being led by Trooper Jeremy Smith. Trooper Smith was assisted on scene by Sergeant Derek Grant, Troopers Wes Medley and Brett Coomes, Deputy Joey Cox, Bonnieville Fire Department, and the Hart County Coroner's Office.

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