Ky. man charged with manslaughter after wreck - WKRN News 2

Ky. man charged with manslaughter after wreck

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AURORA, Ky. (AP) - A western Kentucky man has been charged with manslaughter after a fatal two-car collision.

WPSD-TV in Paducah reported that Jeffrey Nelson of Murray was driving the wrong way in the westbound lanes of Highway 80 near Aurora on Wednesday when he struck a car driven by Megan McCoy.

Police say McCoy had been making a left turn onto Highway 68 when the collision happened Wednesday.

McCoy was struck on the driver side, and pronounced dead on the scene.

Nelson is also charged with operating a motor vehicle under the influence. Nelson is held in Marshall County Detention Center.

Jail records did not list an attorney.

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