Kentucky

Arrest made in fatal hit-and-run in Perry Co.

A man was arrested in Perry County Saturday, charged in a fatal hit-and-run accident in the community of Saul.

Kentucky State Police in Hazard found a victim in a ditch in Saul. Later that evening, police arrested Marcus Abner and charged him with a felony charge of leaving the scene of an accident and reckless homicide.

Police did not identify the victim. The incident is still under investigation by the Kentucky State Police.

Abner was still being held Sunday in the Kentucky River Regional jail on $500,000 bond.

Jail records did not list an attorney for Abner.

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