Man Charged With Murder After Clay County Accident

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A man faces murder charges in Clay County after a deadly accident on U.S. Highway 421.

Troopers said Rodney Bowling of London crossed the center line in his SUV and hit a truck head-on, killing the driver, 50-year-old Ronnie Mitchell of Manchester.

Two passengers in Mitchell’s truck including one juvenile were airlifted to UK.

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The murder charge came because troopers said Bowling was drunk. He also faces two assault charges and was taken to Clay County Detention Center.