Commonwealth Attorney killed In DUI crash honored

By: Andy Cunningham Email
By: Andy Cunningham Email

Three days after he was hit and killed by a suspected drunk driver a Commonwealth's attorney is being remembered.

Visitation was held in Pendleton County for Doug Wright who died Monday on his way home from work.

Dozens of people lined the route Thursday afternoon to the Trinity Southern Baptist Church in Falmouth where the services were held.

Among those standing along the route were local dignitaries, Commonwealth's attorneys from across Kentucky, and representatives from all four counties wright served.

Police arrested Reverend Daniel Gabbard for DUI and wanton murder.

Police say he was under the influence of alcohol when his semi hit Wright's car.
Gabbard is the pastor of a Cincinnati church. He made his first court appearance on Thursday where he waived his extradition back to Kentucky.


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