JOPLIN, Mo. — The driver involved in a rollover crash — that killed a Joplin man — is now facing criminal charges.
33-year-old Troy Key, of Joplin, has been charged with felony driving while intoxicated — resulting in the death of another person.
Also, careless and imprudent driving — and driving without a valid license.
Key was driving on the 35-hundred block of Reinmiller Road around 5:20 Tuesday, when his car went off the side of the road and flipped over.
His passenger, 30-year-old Jose Gonzalez, was pronounced dead on the scene. Key suffered minor injuries and was taken to a local hospital prior to his arrest.
JOPLIN, Mo. — A Joplin man is killed in a rollover crash in Newton County.
The Missouri Highway Patrol responded to the 3500 block of Reinmiller Road, just East of Saginaw, around 5:20 Tuesday afternoon.
A car had gone off the right side of the road, swerved back onto the road — then skid off the left side. It hit a ditch and flipped over onto its top.
30-year-old Jose Gonzalez, a passenger in the car, was pronounced dead on the scene. The driver was taken to a local hospital with minor injuries.