Man charged in deadly hit-and-run - WKRN News 2

Man charged in deadly hit-and-run

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HART COUNTY, Ky. -

A 39-year-old Kentucky man faces multiple charges following a deadly hit-and-run accident Christmas night.

According to police, Timothy Mabe was traveling south on Lone Star Road around 6:30 p.m. when he approached a disabled vehicle on the roadway.

Mabe struck a pedestrian who was a passenger in the disabled car he swerved in an effort to avoid striking the vehicle.

The victim, identified as 63-year-old Judy Riggs, was pronounced dead at the scene.

Mabe is charged with driving under the influence, leaving the scene of an accident and manslaughter.

He remains jailed.

The investigation into the accident is ongoing.

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