DWI Resulting in Death case set for jury trial

DWI Resulting in Death case set for jury trial
James Schrader (2017)

The courts schedule the jury trial of James Schrader for April 23rd, 2019 at 9:00 a.m. Schrader, of Carthage, Mo., is charged with DWI, DWI resulting in death and two counts of DWI resulting in serious injury.

The crash happened at Lone Elm Road and Murphy Boulevard in Joplin on September 16th, 2017. Police say Schrader was driving a pickup that hit a car head-on. Four people were in that car. One of them, Nicole Sawyer, 27, of Webb City, died at the hospital the next day.

Schrader entered a not guilty plea in court on September 27th, 2017.