Woman arrested after crash kills 2-year-old Missouri boy

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CAMDENTON, Mo. — A southwest Missouri woman was arrested after a vehicle she was driving crashed, killing a 2-year-old boy.

The Missouri State Highway Patrol says the boy was one of seven people in the truck when it crashed Saturday evening at the Camden and Hickory county line. Four the seven people in the truck were under the age of 8. The patrol says no one was wearing a seat belt or in child safety seats.

The patrol says the driver lost control and the truck went off the road, hit a tree and flipped over, killing Kaygyn Dority, of Roach, Mo. Everyone in the truck suffered injuries, ranging from minor to serious.

KOLR-TV reports the driver was arrested on suspicion of involuntary manslaughter, assault and not having children in safety seats.