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KY man indicted on murder charges after deadly crash on July 4

CHRISTIAN COUNTY, KY (KFVS) -

A Christian County, Kentucky man has been indicted in connection with a deadly crash on July 4.

Travis Orten, 43, of Hopkinsville, was indicted for charges related to a crash near his home on Huffman Mill Road.

He was charged with two counts of murder, two counts of first degree assault, speeding, leaving the scene of an accident and first degree persistent felony offender.

According to the Christian County Sheriff's Office, one person died at the scene of the two-vehicle crash and another died later at a hospital.

Orten was arrested at 4:30 p.m. on Friday, July 31 at the Office of Probation and Parole. He was taken to the Christian County Jail on a $1 million cash bond.

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