SW Mo. Teacher is Charged with Manslaughter
MARSHFIELD (AP) - A southwest Missouri agriculture teacher faces criminal charges in a deadly crash.
Thirty-two-year-old Chad Bybee of Rogersville entered not guilty pleas when he was arraigned Monday in Webster County on charges of involuntary manslaughter and second-degree assault. The Springfield News-Leader reports that he is jailed on a $100,000 bond.
Authorities said his blood-alcohol level was more than twice the legal limit after Friday night's wrong-way accident on U.S. 60 killed 84-year-old William H. Hughes of Seymour. The Missouri State Highway Patrol says Bybee's 6- and 8-year-old daughters were in their father's car at the time of the accident and were taken to a Springfield hospital for treatment.
Logan-Rogersville Superintendent Jeremy Tucker says no action had been taken by the district because it's deferring to the legal system.