MARYVILLE, Mo. (AP and Post) – A Maryville man is charged with crashing a vehicle into a bar and killing a Northwest Missouri State University student.
According to court documents, 21-year-old Alex Allen Catterson was charged Sunday with first-degree involuntary manslaughter in the death of 19-year-old Morgan McCoy.
As previously reported, around 12:40 a.m. Sunday, McCoy, a sophomore elementary education major from Liberty, was hit when Catterson’s pickup truck crashed into The Palms at 422 North Buchanan Street. The truck ended up partially inside the building. McCoy was transported to St. Francis Hospital, where she was pronounced dead.
No attorney is listed for Catterson in online court records. Bond is set at $50,000.
Police said his blood alcohol level of 0.207 was more than twice the legal limit.