Men arrested in deadly UTV accident appear in court, case waived to Grand Jury

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OHIO COUNTY, Ky. (WEHT) – Two men arrested for murder in a fatal UTV wreck were in court for a preliminary hearing.

The case was waived to the grand jury.

25-year-old Zachary Barker was driving a UTV on a gravel road near Kentucky 85 in Ohio County while 51-year-old James Rone was driving next to him.

The crash happened when barker did not see Rone passing him and hit Rone’s vehicle.
Three passengers were ejected from the UTV killing one and injuring the other two people.

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(This story was originally published on August 28, 2019)

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