A high-speed case of morning road rage that left a woman dead in April resulted Monday in a warrant against a Kansas City man, accusing him of involuntary manslaughter.
Trenton L. Stanley, 28, also is charged with armed criminal action in the death of 24-year-old Krealonna M. Willis.
It happened before 10 a.m. April 17 on North Chouteau Trafficway in the East Bottoms. According to a court document, both drivers were traveling south about 70 mph when their vehicles sideswiped and Willis lost control of her red 2003 Saturn, striking a concrete barrier. The car flipped several times, and Willis was pronounced dead at the scene.
Stanley reportedly told police the incident started near Missouri 210, north of the Missouri River, when he saw Willis’ vehicle weaving in traffic. Stanley allegedly said Willis swerved at him while yelling profanities. Stanley said he yelled back and turned his music up, according to the court document. Stanley reportedly said he then passed Willis and stayed even with another vehicle to prevent her from passing him.
Police determined both vehicles were traveling about 70 mph south of Gardner Avenue. Stanley’s 2002 black Mustang reportedly struck Willis’ vehicle, causing her to lose control. Stanley reportedly said he stopped to check on Willis but got no response.
Toxicology reports said both drivers had marijuana in their systems.