The Maryville man who allegedly wrecked into The Palms, killing Northwest sophomore Morgan McCoy, will stand before a jury Feb. 11.
Alex Catterson, 22, has a five-day jury trial Feb. 11-15 beginning at 9 a.m. each day at the Nodaway County Courthouse. Catterson is being charged with a DWI - Death Of Another Not A Passenger.
The accident occurred Jan. 7, 2018, when McCoy was walking out of the Palms with her friends before Catterson’s black, two-door truck crashed into the bar.
McCoy was severely injured and transported to St. Francis Hospital where she was pronounced dead.
Over 50 subpoenas were issued to witnesses and law enforcement that were at the scene. Medical personnel is also included among the list.
Circuit Court Judge Roger M. Prokes will serve as the judge over this case. Catterson is being represented by defense attorney Samuel Scroggie. The prosecuting attorney is Robert Rice. Special Prosecuting Attorney Stephanie Watson will assist. Watson resides in Jefferson City.