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Carbondale man indicted for reckless homicide

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MURPHYSBORO, Ill. -- A Jackson County man has been charged in connection with an August 2018 traffic accident that killed a five-year-old boy.

Gary L. Starks, 56, of Carbondale, was indicted by a grand jury for reckless homicide. Authorities say Starks was speeding, driving far above the 30 mile per hour posted limit, when he struck a five-year-old who was crossing North Wall Street near Attucks Park. 

Reckless Homicide with a Motor Vehicle is a Class 3 felony. Starks is currently being held at the Jackson County Jail on $100,000 bond.  

He is scheduled to make a first appearance in court on Friday.   
 

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