A man has been charged with murder after a car accident
A man is charged with murder after a passenger in a vehicle died when they wrecked into a coal truck.
The accident happened on US 119 in Pike County in March 2012.
Kentucky State Police say 35-year-old Mark Scott was a passenger in the car and died.
William Akers has been charged in the murder.
According to the Pike County Circuit Clerk's Office, Akers was indicted on a murder charge on January 16. He was arraigned on January 25 and no bond was set.
Akers was in court on Friday again for a bond hearing. His bond was set as a $20,000 property bond. Akers is also not allowed contact with the family of the victim, or allowed to drive a vehicle.
A pretrial hearing is scheduled for April 5. If Akers does not make a plea on that date, a trial date will be set.