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Buckner man indicted for double-fatal I-71 crash

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Driver now charged with reckless homicide; investigators say alcohol wasn't a factor

By Jacquelyn Stoess Hack

The driver of a vehicle that caused a double-fatal crash after crossing the median of Interstate 71 on Thanksgiving Day has been indicted for reckless homicide.
An Oldham County grand jury has indicted Robert P. “Patrick” Kane, 33, of Buckner, on two charges of reckless homicide for the deaths of Adrian Hightower, 19, and Madeline Thomas, 17,  both of Louisville.
Investigators declined to comment Tuesday about Kane’s indictment or any new information presented to the grand jury.


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