Smithville Woman Faces Charges After Crashing Leads To Daughter’s Death

31 year old Samantha J Jones of Smithville is facing charges by the Platte County Prosecutor’s Office after driving while intoxicated and crashing which lead to the death of her daughter.  The crash occured on the evening of June 24th near E Highway and Skinner Lake Road in Platte County.  Platte County Prosecutor Eric Zahnd says Jones’ blood alcohol level was more than twice the legal limit.  Jones’ child died 3 days after the accident at Children’s Mercy Hospital in Kansas City.

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