Man charged with manslaughter, DUI in fatal I-65 crash

Man charged with manslaughter, DUI in fatal I-65 crash
Robert Whitaker (Source: Bullitt County Detention Center)
Robert Whitaker (Source: Bullitt County Detention Center)

BULLITT COUNTY, KY (WAVE) - A man has been charged with DUI and manslaughter after a deadly crash in Bullitt County.

The crash happened on Interstate 65 north near the 120 mile marker around 10 a.m. on Saturday.

Robert Whitaker Jr., 51, was booked into the Bullitt County Detention Center Saturday evening in connection to the crash.

In addition to manslaughter and DUI, Whitaker is charged with leaving the scene of an accident/failure to render aid, tampering with physical evidence, controlled substance not properly contained, failure to maintain insurance and assault. He is being held on a $100,000 bond.

Officials have not released the name of the person who died in the crash.

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