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Indiana man gets 2 years in death A Greenville, Ind., man was sentenced sentenced Friday to two years in prison for reckless homicide and other charges stemming from a 1981 collision collision in Louisville's West End. According to Jefferson Circuit Court records, Richard Gene Evans, 22, was driving a truck at an excessive, excessive, speed and under the influence of alcohol when the accident occurred occurred Oct. 20, 1981. Police records indicate Evans was traveling north on 32nd Street and ran a stop sign. The truck Evans was driving was hit on the left side by an eastbound van driven by Lawrence Lawrence Douglas, 72, of the 3700 block of River Park Drive. Police said Evans' truck struck a guy wire, overturned and burst into flames. A passenger in the truck, Robert A. Bone, 19, also of Greenville, Greenville, was trapped in the truck until Louisville firefighters put out the blaze. Bone died at the scene. Douglas was treated at University Hospital and released. Police did not file charges against Evans at the time of the accident But on Nov. 9, 1981, a warrant was issued in Jefferson District Court for Evans' arrest, charging him with reckless homicide, driving while intoxicated intoxicated and disregarding a traffic-control traffic-control traffic-control device. Last Aug. 5, Evans was arrested in Greenville, and he pleaded guilty to the charges in Louisville Feb. 24. Evans was sentenced by Judge Curtis G. Witten.

Clipped from The Courier-Journal05 Apr 1983, TueMETRO EDITIONPage 8

The Courier-Journal (Louisville, Kentucky)05 Apr 1983, TueMETRO EDITIONPage 8
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