Daniel J. McGrath, 49, of Ballwin, was arrested Wednesday on suspicion of manslaughter and driving while intoxicated in connection with a car crash Wednesday (Jan. 21) in which his passenger, Angela Chadd, 37, of Imperial, was killed, according to an arrest report from the Missouri State Highway Patrol (MSHP).
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According to a Patrol crash report, McGrath was driving a 2003 Jeep Grand Cherokee eastbound on Miller Road, just east of Spring Forest Road, when he failed to negotiate a turn, ran off the road, struck a rock and a tree and then overturned. Chadd was pronounced dead at the scene at 1:52 a.m. by the Rock Township Ambulance District. McGrath sustained minor injuries and was taken to St. Anthony's Medical Center, according to the Patrol crash report. Neither was wearing a seat belt, according to the report.