Sep 6, 2011 1:46 PM
Police say a Laurel County woman was killed early Sunday morning in an ATV accident, and a man was arrested for manslaughter in the case.
The incident happened approx 12:25 a.m. in a wooded area off Dean Oakley Road, located about ½ mile west of London. The victim is identified as Mary Lou Allen, 47, of Delmas Gilliam Road in London. According to police, Allen was a passenger on a Honda four-wheeler that was being operated by Stanley Hubbard, 47, of Dean Oakley Road in London. While traveling down an embankment, the four-wheeler went out of control, turning over on top of both Allen and Hubbard.
Both were transported to St. Joseph Hospital London for treatment. Hubbard was treated and released, but Allen was pronounced dead at the hospital.
Alcohol involvement is suspected, and Hubbard was arrested and charged with second-degree manslaughter and operating a motor vehicle under the influence of alcohol.