Sedgwick County, KANSAS – According to the court documents, his name is Jose Rios-Cruz Jr. and he was charged Friday with involuntary manslaughter in the death of 19-year-old Clayton Paterson.
This unfortunate incident occurred right before 3 a.m. on Sept. 25.
It happened on K-254.
Sedgwick County Sheriff’s deputies responded to a report of a crash.
The responding deputies discovered that the 40-year-old defendant was driving the wrong direction in the eastbound lanes and collided with the victim’s vehicle.
His next court date was scheduled for November 22.
Jose Rios-Cruz Jr. remains in jail with bond set at $500,000.
This story will be updated as new information become available.