SMITHVILLE, Mo. — According to Missouri Highway Patrol, a three-year-old girl was hit by a vehicle on Friday night.
A 2014 Ford F-150 was reversing and ended up hitting the victim. The driver was a 33-year-old woman who was arrested around midnight for felony driving while intoxicated, causing the death of another passenger, and driving while suspended, according to MSHP.
The victim was transported to North Kansas City Hospital where she later died.
James was taken to the Clay County Detention Center on a 12-hour hold