Glasgow Daily Times, Glasgow, KY

Local News

February 22, 2013

Wreck leads to murder charge


A Barren County man was indicted by a Monroe County grand jury earlier this week on a charge of murder by use of a motor vehicle.

James T. Elmore, 45, is accused of being responsible for the death of Angela Ervin, 35, of Edmonton, who died in a wreck around 9:25 p.m. on June 11, 2011.

The indictment from earlier this week is in addition to three other indictments that have been issued against him.

Elmore was initially indicted in March 2012 for second-degree manslaughter, driving on suspended operator’s license and operating a motor vehicle with an alcohol concentration of or above 0.08 or while under the influence of alcohol or other substance, first offense.

According to a Kentucky State Police report, Elmore was the driver of a 2001 GMC truck that wrecked around 9:25 p.m. on June 11, 2011, on Ky. 63, about seven miles north of Tompkinsville. Ervin was a passenger in the front seat of the truck.

Elmore was traveling north on Ky. 63 when he lost control causing the truck to spin to the left crossing the southbound lane, leaving the roadway and striking a tree with the front left side of the truck, the report stated.

The truck then rotated 180 degrees and struck two more trees with the passenger side of the vehicle, and then rotated another 180 degrees before coming to final rest in the southbound lane facing north, the report stated.

For the full story, the print or e-edition of Saturday's Glasgow Daily Times.

Text Only
Local News
AP Video
Judge Ponders Overturning Colo. Gay Marriage Ban Airlines Halt Travel to Israel Amid Violence NYPD Chief Calls for 'use of Force' Retraining VA Nominee McDonald Goes Before Congress Bush: Don't Worry, Sugarland Isn't Breaking Up US Official: Most Migrant Children to Be Removed Police Probing Brooklyn Bridge Flag Switch CDC Head Concerned About a Post-antibiotic Era Raw: First Lady Says `Drink Up' More Water Courts Conflicted Over Healthcare Law Holder Urges Bipartisanship on Immigration Raw: Truck, Train Crash Leads to Fireball US Airlines Cancel Israel Flights Obama Signs Workforce Training Law Crash Victims' Remains Reach Ukraine-held City Diplomatic Push Intensifies to End War in Gaza Cat Fans Lap Up Feline Film Festival Michigan Plant's Goal: Flower and Die Veteran Creates Job During High Unemployment
Hyperlocal Search
Premier Guide
Find a business

Walking Fingers
Maps, Menus, Store hours, Coupons, and more...
Premier Guide
Seasonal Content