James William Pinkston, 37, of 5318 Loretto Road in Bardstown was indicted for reckless homicide.
According to the indictment, on or about Oct. 3, 2010, Pinkston recklessly caused the death of his wife, Shannon Pinkston. James Pinkston was the driver of a vehicle involved in an accident at 1:40 a.m. Oct. 3, 2010, on Hwy. 527, four miles north of St. Francis. Shannon Pinkston, who was a passenger in the vehicle, was pronounced dead at the scene. According to the police report issued at the time of the accident, alcohol was suspected to be a factor.