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Driver charged with murder

The driver of a truck in a crash that killed a commonwealth's attorney is now facing murder charges

The violent crash killed Doug Wright Monday night on U.S. 27 in Pendleton County.

Investigators say a semi-truck driven by 40-year-old Daniel Gabbard crashed head-on into Wright's vehicle.

Gabbard is now charged with murder. Police believe he was driving drunk.

Wright was the commonwealth's attorney for Harrison, Nicholas, Pendleton and Robertson counties. He was 48.


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