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Man charged with manslaughter after crash kills passenger

A Russell Springs man has been charged with manslaughter following a crash near Greensburg Thursday.

John P. Greene, 46, was driving a 1994 Ford Ranger east on U.S. 68 when he crossed the center line and hit an oncoming 2006 Toyota driven by Seeila Martinez, 55, of Greensburg.

A passenger in Martinez's vehicle, Russell A. Greenway, 51, of Greensburg, died at the scene. He had been wearing a seatbelt.

Greene was arrested Friday and charged with second-degree manslaughter, as well as driving under the influence, reckless driving and failure to give an oncoming vehicle half of the highway, state police said. He was in the Taylor County Jail.

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