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Parkville woman charged in connection to fatal Leavenworth crash

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Posted at 3:18 PM, Aug 10, 2021
and last updated 2021-08-10 16:18:11-04

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — A Parkville woman has been charged in connection to a crash that resulted in the death of a 16-year-old girl in Leavenworth.

Amber Alexander, 27, faces one count each of second-degree murder (or, alternatively, involuntary manslaughter), failure to remain at the scene of a crash and interference with law enforcement – tampering with evidence.

The hit-and-run crash, which killed Miranda Lynch, occurred Saturday north of Fourth and Kickapoo streets.

Lynch initially suffered life-threatening injuries, but died at an area hospital.

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