Kansas City man charged with DUI, 2nd degree murder in wrong-way crash on I-35

News

OLATHE, Kan. — Johnson County prosecutors charge a Kansas City, Missouri, man with second-degree murder in connection with a deadly crash in Merriam.

William Carter, 38, is accused of driving under the influence of alcohol when he caused a crash on Interstate 35 near 75th Street on April 3, 2021. The Kansas Highway Patrol said Carter was driving the wrong way on the interstate when the crash happened around 2:30 a.m. 

William Carter, 38

Investigators said Carter hit an oncoming car, killing 34-year-old Andrew Alan Hixson. Carter was injured and treated at a metro hospital.

Carter is held on $500,000 and is scheduled to make his first court appearance on the charges Friday afternoon.

Copyright 2021 Nexstar Media Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.

Popular

Latest

More News