The driver of a vehicle in a crash Saturday in Worth County is facing an involuntary manslaughter charge.
According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol arrest report, 28-year-old Sudeana L. Reno of Grant City was arrested Saturday. According to online court records, she faces a felony first degree involuntary manslaughter charge in relation to a Saturday evening crash that killed six-year-old William Straughn.
An arraignment is scheduled for Monday.
WORTH COUNTY— One person died in an accident just after 8:30 p.m. Saturday in Worth County.
The Missouri State Highway Patrol reported a Ford Explorer driven by Sudeana L. Reno, 28, Grant City, was southbound on Old Highway 69 one half mile south of Grant City. The driver attempted to negotiate a curve and lost control of the SUV on gravel and overturned.
The driver’s 6-year-old son William Straughn was ejected from the SUV. Worth County Ambulance transported Reno and the boy to Northwest Medical Center where he died.
The driver’s daughter Adriana Straughn, 9, Grant City, was not injured. All three were properly restrained, according to the MSHP.