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4/27/15

"One dead after I-71 car crash"

One person was killed Friday night in a crash on Interstate 71 in Carroll County. Preliminary investigation shows that a passenger vehicle driven by Andrew Vaughn of St. Louis, Missouri, was traveling north on I-71 when for unkown reasons the vehicle left the roadway. According to the Kentucky State Police, the car dropped down a steep embankment before colliding with a tree. A passenger in the vehicle, 58-year-old Charles R. Coburn of St. Louis, was pronounced dead on the scene by the Carroll County Coroner. Vaughn was airlifted from the scene with serious injuries. Both men were wearing seatbelts at the time of the crash. The investigation is ongoing.

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"Two arrested for theft and counterfeit money in North Vernon"

Two men face felony charges for Fraud after the North Vernon Police Department arrested them for using counterfeit money to pay for a meal at a local restaurant. William Patrick Riffe, II, of Columbus, Ohio, and David R. Roybal of North Vernon also face Class A misdemeanor charges for theft. Officers from the NVPD arrived at the restaurant and collected descriptions of the two suspects. The two suspects were arrested five minutes after the information was relayed to other units. Riffe was found to be in possession of $1040 of counterfeit United States currencey. Riffe and Roybal are currently incarcerated at the Jennings County Jail.

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Obituaries

Madglean "Madge" Bergkamp, 89

Johnny Robbins, 72

Phillip Harris, 65