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.