Accident Leaves Infant Dead, Six Injured
WASHINGTON COUNTY - An infant died after a two-vehicle accident on Highway 21 and Route CC at approximately 7:40 p.m. Sunday. According to a crash report from the Missouri State Highway Patrol, the accident happened when Driver Britney LaChance, 22, of Potosi lost control of the car on the wet roadway and slid into another vehicle.
LaChance's Kia Sorento collided with 47-year-old Michael Stringer's Dodge Ram carrying four more passengers. Rescue workers transported Stringer and his passengers to an area hospital for treatment. A coroner pronounced baby Sebastian Garvin dead at the scene of the crash. Garvin was a passenger in LaChance's vehicle. The highway patrol said in its report both drivers involved suffered serious injuries.