Child dies, man faces charges in traffic accident
GAINESVILLE (AP) - A southwest Missouri man is facing several charges after a traffic accident killed one girl and injured another.
The Missouri State Highway Patrol says 12-year-old Alejandria Chambers died Monday afternoon in the accident in Gainesville. Another 12-year-old girl was hospitalized with serious injuries.
The patrol says the car the girls were in ran off a road, flipped several times and hit some trees.
The 22-year-old driver is facing charges of felony involuntary manslaughter, felony assault and driving while intoxicated. He was hospitalized with moderate injuries.