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    Candice Paige Martin

Martin woman charged with hitting, killing husband with vehicle

GUMLOG – A Martin woman has been charged with hitting and killing her husband with a car.

The incident occurred on Sept. 2 around 9:30 a.m.

Franklin County 911 dispatched deputies to the Ridgeview Drive area just off Highway 328 in the Gumlog community regarding a witness that had located a white male that had been struck by a green four-door sedan.

Emergency Medical Services were also dispatched to the scene. The victim, identified later as Martin, was pronounced dead at the scene.

Authorities learned during the investigation that the vehicle was driven by Candice Paige Martin, the victim's wife.

Candice Paige Martin, 26, of Martin has been charged with one count of aggravated assault and one count of felony-murder.

Candice Martin is being held at the Franklin County Detention Center in Carnesville.

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