• January 04, 2017

Chasen Luksza Killed, James A. Luksza & One Other Hurt in St. Francois Co., MO

St. Francois Co., MO -- An alleged DUI related crash on US 67 in the area of St. Francois Co., MO claimed the life of 3-year-old Chasen Luksza and left James A. Luksza and his 5-year-old son with injuries.

Officials say a vehicle containing the Luksza family was head north on US 67 about 12:30 p.m. when the incident occurred. The report claims the vehicle careened off the road, colliding with a tree. James A. Luksza's son, 3-year-old Chasen, was taken to a nearby hospital. He was pronounced dead some time later. Mr. Luksza and another son, 5, were transported to a local hospital with serious injuries.

The cause of the crash is unclear, but police say they believe the driver of the car was under the influence.

Mr. Luksza has since been arrested and charged with multiple offenses related to the crash.

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