Kansas City Man Charged in Fatal Car Accident

2 years 5 months 3 weeks ago June 10, 2014 Jun 10, 2014 Tuesday, June 10 2014 Tuesday, June 10, 2014 10:54:03 AM CDT in News
By: The Associated Press

KANSAS CITY (AP) - A 31-year-old Kansas City man is charged with second-degree murder after an accident that occurred as he was fleeing police.

Thirty-one-year-old Anthony Harris was also charged Monday with involuntary manslaughter, resisting a lawful stop and endangering the welfare of a child.

Raytown police say they tried to stop Harris Monday but he sped off. Police say officers stopped the chase but Harris continued speeding into a Kansas City neighborhood.

The vehicle eventually crashed, throwing 31-year-old Latasha Green and her 1-year-old son from the vehicle. Green died but her son suffered only minor injuries.

Prosecutors said initial tests showed Harris was intoxicated. He was charged as a persistent offender because of two prior felony convictions.

It was not immediately clear if Harris has an attorney.

 

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