Woman dies after falling out car window, driver arrested

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EXCELSIOR SPRINGS, Mo. – A Missouri man is facing charges after a woman fell out of the passenger window of his car and was fatally injured.

The Kansas City Star reports 38-year-old Misty Newell was run over by the car she had been riding in before she fell out the window. The Missouri State Patrol says the incident happened late Friday in a rural area about 30 miles northeast of Kansas City, Missouri, near the town of Excelsior.

The State Patrol says Newell was improperly riding in the 2006 Ford 500 sedan before she fell out the window.

The 35-year-old driver of the car was arrested on suspicion of involuntary manslaughter, driving while intoxicated and driving on a suspended license.

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Information from: The Kansas City Star, http://www.kcstar.com

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