Future of Case To Be Determined
Edmonson Voice Staff Report:
A reckless homicide case against a Sweeden man has ended in a mistrial after the jury could not reach a verdict.
James Rance Miller of Sweeden was indicted in January of 2016 on one count of Reckless Homicide for the death of Tammy Duncan that occurred on October 12, 2014 in Sweeden.
According to Kentucky State Police, Duncan, who was 49, was a pedestrian on Little Mountain Road when she was struck and killed by a vehicle driven by Miller around 7:30pm on that evening.
The jury was deadlocked and did not reach a verdict after deliberating on Wednesday, October 31, 2018 at the conclusion of a trial that lasted several days in Edmonson Circuit Court.
Reckless Homicide is a Class D Felony in Kentucky and carries a maximum sentence of 5 years in jail.
A court date of December 19, 2018 has been set to review the future of the case.