Woman indicted for murder in deadly hit-and-run
SHEPHERDSVILLE, KY (WAVE) - The woman accused in a deadly hit-and-run crash in May has been indicted by a grand jury.
Emily Hickey, 22, is charged with murder, leaving the scene of and accident and failure to render aid. She is expected to be arraigned on Tuesday, May 31.
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Prosecutors said Hickey hit Berry Bergin, 29, while he was riding his moped on Old Mill Road on May 2. A witness told police Bergin was dragged by the car.
Hickey's car located at a body shop in Louisville later that day. Investigators found damage consistent with the crash.
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Hickey told officers she hit a deer on Interstate 65 and admitted to drinking prior to driving that morning.
Emily Hickey is being held on $500,000 bond.
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