Suspect sentenced in 2022 deadly motorcycle crash in Henderson
HENDERSON, Ky. (WFIE) - A man who was accused of a deadly hit and run involving a motorcyclist has been sentenced.
Commonwealth Attorney Herbert McKee says 52-year-old Barry Lee Harper will spend the next 15 years in jail.
According to McKee, Harper was charged with driving on a DUI suspended license and leaving the scene of an accident.
This started back in July when police say Harper pulled out in front of a motorcycle near the Henderson Bypass and Old Corydon Road.
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Authorities say that crash killed Charles Harris and injured his wife, Patricia Harris.
Police say Harper’s vehicle flipped and he ran off through a field.
Officials say Harper was found at a family member’s house four days later and taken into custody.
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