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Driver charged in crash that killed woman, injured child

August 7, 2018

ST. JOSEPH, Mo. (AP) — A driver has been charged in a northwest Missouri crash that killed a 29-year-old woman and injured an 8-year-old boy.

The St. Joseph News-Press reports that 22-year-old Bronson Cooper, of Faucett, is charged with one count of second-degree involuntary manslaughter. Bond is set at $250,000. No attorney is listed for him in online court records.

St. Joseph police say Cooper’s car struck the woman’s vehicle around 11 a.m. Friday. Police say speed was a factor. The woman died at the scene and the child was flown to Children’s Mercy Hospital in Kansas City. Cooper also was treated at a hospital.

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Information from: St. Joseph News-Press/St. Joe, Missouri, http://www.newspressnow.com

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