MURRAY, Ky. — On May 25, 2024, at approximately 8:30 p.m., deputies responded to an address on Navy Drive for an automobile collision involving a pedestrian. The victim, Amy Bell, 51, of Murray, sustained serious injuries and was treated at the scene by the Murray Calloway Ambulance Service. She was later pronounced deceased at Murray Calloway County Hospital.

The driver, who initially left the scene, returned and was arrested. Forrest Garbarczyk, 50, of Murray, is lodged at the Calloway County Detention Center. He faces charges including assault in the first degree (Class B felony), wanton endangerment in the first degree (Class D felony), leaving the scene of an accident, and operating a motor vehicle under the influence of alcohol (first offense, aggravated).

The investigation, assisted by the Calloway County Coroner, is ongoing.