A tragic accident in Rolla over the weekend as a mother accidentally ran over her daughter on Sunday morning.
The Rolla Police say the 24-year-old mother was backing her van out of parking space, did not see her two-year-old daughter, and hit her. The toddler was taken to the hospital where she died.
An investigation into the accident continues.
A Steelville man faces charges for allegedly shooting and killing a man during an argument.
Witnesses say James Crocker was arguing with Paul Dart Jr over whether Dart was standing on private or public property. The argument escalated and that is when police say Crocker fired several shots at Dart--one bullet hit him in the head. Dart was pronounced dead just a short time later.
Crocker faces second-degree murder charges and is held on a $650,000 bond.
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Police say a woman who died while riding a 14-story roller coaster at Six Flags amusement park in North Texas apparently fell from the ride.
Arlington Police Sgt. Christopher Cook told The Associated Press on Saturday that there appears to have been no foul play in Friday's death at the Six Flags Over Texas park in Arlington.
Park spokeswoman Sharon Parker confirmed that a woman died while riding the Texas Giant roller coaster — dubbed the tallest steel-hybrid coaster in the world. She did not give specifics of what happened, saying park authorities were committed to helping authorities determine the cause of the "tragic accident."
The woman was not immediately identified by authorities.
Police say the Texas Department of Insurance, which approves amusement rides, is involved in investigating the accident.