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Roanoke man pleads guilty to causing deadly 2019 crash

48-year-old Thomas Orr died at the scene of the crash

Kenneth Inger's mugshot from 2019 and the scene of the deadly crash on Brambleton Avenue
Kenneth Inger's mugshot from 2019 and the scene of the deadly crash on Brambleton Avenue (WSLS 10)

ROANOKE COUNTY, Va. – A Roanoke man pleaded guilty on Monday in connection with a deadly 2019 crash in Roanoke County.

Kenneth Inger pleaded guilty to aggravated manslaughter, DUI, and two counts of hit-and-run in connection with the Sept. 10, 2019 crash on Brambleton Avenue that killed 48-year-old Thomas Orr.

Inger rear-ended Orr’s car, pushing it into a utility pole on Brambleton Avenue.

Inger also entered a plea of no contest to the murder charge against him. The judge took this charge under advisement

Inger’s sentencing is set for January.


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