UPDATE | Man charged with murder and DUI after fatal crash on Ou - WDRB 41 Louisville News

UPDATE | Man charged with murder and DUI after fatal crash on Outer Loop

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David T. Scobey David T. Scobey

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- One man is charged with murder after a fatal crash Monday afternoon on Outer Loop.

It happened around 12:30 p.m. Monday near National Turnpike. LMPD says the driver of a maroon SUV, 35-year-old David Thomas Scobey, lost control and crossed the center line, hitting a gold Oldsmobile.

The driver of the Oldsmobile, 41-year-old Melissa Franklin, died at the scene of multiple blunt force trauma.

A passenger in the Oldsmobile was taken to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

Scobey, who was taken to the hospital and is expected to survive, is charged with murder, assault, wanton endangerment, DUI and reckless driving.

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