Whitesburg KY

Walker charged in fatal accident

A Millstone man facing manslaughter, wanton endangerment and drunk driving charges in connection with a 2014 fatal wreck was released from the Letcher County Jail Saturday after posting $10,000 cash.

Kentucky State Police served an indictment warrant and arrested Robert Walker, 38, of 672 Millstone Road, around 9 p.m. on Oct. 15. Walker was indicted July 9, 2015 on charges of second-degree manslaughter, first-degree wanton endangerment, operating a motor vehicle while under the influence of alcohol and reckless driving.

Walker was the driver of a 1994 Ford F-250 pickup truck that went off KY Highway 805 on March 2, 2014, hit a tree and overturned, killing a passenger, Ronnie E. Campbell. Another passenger, Shawn Bevins, was injured.

Walker posted bond Saturday.

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