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Fatal Crash in Leavenworth County Results in Arrest

Morgan Crider1 year ago

On June 14th, in Leavenworth Country, Kansas a man was arrested after crashing the vehicle he was driving, leading to the deaths of his two passengers.   

Details about the Leavenworth Crash and Arrest

According to KMBC-TV, a 20-year old man was arrested and is facing charges related to the crash of the vehicle he was driving and the two passengers who died.

The two passengers were Jesse Aldrich, 29 years old, and Justin Wilson 34 years old, both were pronounced dead at the scene.

The car had been en route when it hit a tree Sunday morning and essentially killed two passengers. Police authorities report that the vehicle was on Country Road 1 near the Kansas River Bridge.

Texas Motor Vehicle Traffic Crash Statistics

Information below provided by the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT):

  • 465 people were killed in crashes during 2013 that involved distracted driving. A 1% decrease from 2012
  • 232,599 people were injured in motor vehicle traffic crashes in 2013
  • In 2013, single vehicle, run-off the road crashes resulted in 1,347 deaths.
  • Single vehicle run-off the road crashes accounted for 39.52% of all motor vehicle traffic deaths in 2013
  • Fatal traffic crashes in rural areas of the state accounted for 55.37% of the state’s traffic fatalities


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