The Ohio County Sheriffs office is investigating two deadly accidents that happened in minutes of each other.
The first accident happened at 3:26 p.m. Thursday afternoon on Taffy road.
That's about 10 miles north of Hartford.
Authorities say 51 year old Timothy Cheatham lost control of his motorcycle and overturned in a ditch.
Cheatham was taken to the hospital.
His passenger was killed. A name has not been released.
Cheatham has been charged with murder and driving under the influence.
The 2nd deadly accident happened just five minutes later on Shreve road.
That's about 10 miles east of Fordsville.
Authorities say 63 year old Ace Draper was heading west when he lost control of his vehicle and struck a utility pole.
Draper was transported to a hospital.
Another person was killed -- their name has not been released.