HARRISONVILLE, Mo. — One person is in custody a day after a deadly crash in Cass County, Missouri that killed a 3-year-old girl.
The Missouri State Highway Patrol says troopers arrested the driver of the car that crashed Tuesday afternoon and are investigating to determine if impairment was a factor in the crash.
The crash was reported just before 4 p.m. on 7 Highway near Freedom Road near Harrisonville.
According to the crash report, seven people were inside a Ford Explorer. The Missouri State Highway Patrol said a 65-year-old Arkansas woman was driving and lost control. The SUV left the road and rolled.
Investigators said the 3-year-old girl who died in the crash was not in a car seat and was thrown out of the SUV.
Troopers said two 10-year-old boys in the SUV were also injured. One was wearing a seatbelt and the other wasn’t.
Four adults in the SUV suffered moderate injuries in the crash.