Kentucky: Jeffrey Tuggle faces DUI manslaughter charges for killing Marlene Chaffin in wreck

Jeffrey Tuggle Jessamine County Jail DUI manslaughter 052215

Jeffrey Tuggle Jessamine County Jail DUI manslaughter 052215

From The Jessamine Journal

A Nicholasville man who was allegedly driving under the influence when he wrecked a vehicle — killing a passenger riding with him — has now been charged with second-degree manslaughter.

Jeffrey Tuggle, 51, wrecked along Frankfort Ford Road Monday afternoon. The passenger in his vehicle, 56-year-old Marlene Chaffin of Nicholasville, was ejected from the vehicle during the wreck, and the vehicle then rolled on top of her. Chaffin was airlifted to a hospital but was later pronounced dead.

Tuggle was initially charged with operating a motor vehicle under the influence of alcohol or drugs, ….MORE

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