A Springfield man is charged with involuntary manslaughter after a fatal crash in Pulaski County.
Wednesday night at about 11:15 p.m. 23-year-old Scott Schwegman was driving his minivan on I-44 near the 162-mile marker when he rear-ended 33-year-old Steven Raby's pick-up truck.
The truck went off the right side of the road, hitting a culvert and throwing Raby from the vehicle.
Schwegman's van flipped over several times before coming to rest.
Missouri State Highway Patrol troopers said when they got to the scene they smelled a â??moderate odor of intoxicantsâ?? coming from Schwegman when he spoke.
Schwegmen was arrested for driving while intoxicated and taken to the Pulaski County jail.
He was given a chemical breath test which indicated he had a breath alcohol content of .115 at 1:30 a.m.
On the way to the jail with Schwegman, the trooper was notified Raby died in the crash.
Schwegman is charged with involuntary vehicular manslaughter due to intoxication.