Former Leader of Wyatt Tarrant’s Lexington Office Is Killed in Car Accident

A 71-year-old energy lawyer at Wyatt Tarrant & Combs in Lexington, Ky., died Tuesday in a Tennessee car accident.

The lawyer, Richard C. Ward, had been partner in charge of Wyatt Tarrant’s Lexington office, the Lexington Herald-Leader reports. He and his wife were on the way home from a vacation when the accident occurred. His wife, Karen, was hospitalized for her injuries.

Ward was a third-generation lawyer, according to the story. His father and grandfather were judges.

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