Hart County man faces DUI and murder charges

Police said 62-year-old Edwin Pierce of Greensburg, Ky., hit and killed 58-year-old D. L. Bryant of Hardyville, Ky.

Bryant was pronounced dead on the scene. Pierce was transported to T.J. Samson Hospital and later flown to the University of Louisville hospital for injuries. Pierce was then charged with driving under the influence.

A warrant was issued by Hart County District Court for the charge of murder. Pierce was arrested and is now being held in the Barren County Detention Center on a $250,000 bond.

An investigation by Kentucky State Police is still ongoing.

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