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The Rolla Daily News - Rolla, MO
  • Charges filed in fatal crash in Pulaski County

  • A Springfield, Mo., man has been charged with involuntary manslaughter after an accident on Interstate 44 Wednesday night ended the life of a Fair Grove man, according to the Missouri State Highway Patrol (MSHP).
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  • A Springfield, Mo., man has been charged with involuntary manslaughter after an accident on Interstate 44 Wednesday night ended the life of a Fair Grove man, according to the Missouri State Highway Patrol (MSHP).
    According to a MSHP arrest report, Scott Schwegman, 23, was arrested on suspicion of multiple violations, including involuntary manslaughter by driving while intoxicated, possession of marijuana, and possession of drug paraphernalia .
    The accident occurred when Schwegman, traveling west on I-44 at the 162 mile marker in the St. Robert area, rear ended a Ford Ranger driven by 33-year-old Steven Raby.
    The Ford Ranger traveled off the right side of the roadway and struck a culvert, which threw Raby from the vehicle, according to the patrol.
    The patrol report stated that neither drivers were wearing seat belts.
    Schwegman's vehicle overturned several times before coming to a rest, according to the patrol.
    Raby was transported to General Leonard Wood Army Community Hospital at Fort Leonard Wood and was pronounced dead at 12:42 a.m. Thursday.
    Schwegman was arrested at 12:39 a.m., according to the report and taken to the Pulaski County Jail.

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