Drunken driver who caused deadly Kansas crash faces new charges

October 23, 2019 - 7:44 pm

Court documents say a woman who was convicted of a deadly 2002 drunken driving crash in Kansas was high on meth when she was caught driving on the wrong side of a Missouri highway with two children in her vehicle.

Ginny Klitzing, 36, is jailed without bond on four felony and two misdemeanor charges, including driving while intoxicated as a persistent offender and child endangerment. She has pleaded not guilty.

Charging documents say she was under the influence with a 12- and 15-year-old in her car when she was stopped last month in northwest Missouri' Daviess County. Court records say officers also found drugs in her vehicle.

Klitzing has a previous conviction for involuntary manslaughter while driving under the influence in Sedgwick County, Kansas.

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