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Aurora Man Arrested On Charges Related To Fatal Crash
Updated January 29, 2017 10:01 AM | Filed under: Crime
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(AURORA) - Friday, at approximately 6 p.m., the Indiana State Police served an arrest warrant on an Aurora man for charges related to the January 24th crash that killed a Moores Hill man.

The investigation by Trooper Kyle Stovall, began on January 24, when troopers responded to a head-on collision on Sparta Pike near County Road 350 in Moores Hill, Indiana. The crash investigation by Trooper Andrew Garrett determined that a red 1999 Dodge Grand Caravan, being driven by 47-year-old Rocky McMurray, of Aurora, was traveling eastbound on Sparta Pike and drove left of center into the path of a 2005 Dodge Neon being driven by 48-year-old Steven Ahaus, of Moores Hill. Ahaus died as a result of the collision.

The criminal investigation by Trooper Stovall determined that McMurray who was intoxicated at the time of the crash. He tested more than twice the legal limit on a preliminary breath test at the scene. McMurray also submitted to a blood test while he was hospitalized after the crash. Those results are still pending.

The investigation was turned over to the Dearborn County Prosecutor's Office which ultimately led to a warrant being issued for McMurray's arrest on charges of reckless homicide, operating a vehicle while intoxicated causing death, and operating a vehicle while intoxicated while endangering a person.

Trooper Garrett and Trooper Travis Linville located McMurray at his residence Friday and arrested him. He was incarcerated in the Dearborn County Jail pending his initial court appearance. The investigation into the crash is still ongoing.

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