UPDATE: Warrant: Crash suspect admits to smoking weed night before fatal accident

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WTVQ) – UPDATE: There is new information on a driver accused of causing a crash in Missouri that killed two Kentucky women and their daughters.

According to station WHAS in Louisville, a search warrant shows Elijah Henderson admitted to smoking marijuana the night before the February 14th crash.

WHAS also reports he has a prior drug conviction and was driving a company truck at the time of the accident.

Investigators say Henderson hit head-on with the minivan Louisville firefighter Lesley Prather, her daughter Rhyan, and Carrie McCaw and her daughter Kacey were in.

Investigators say toxicology results on Henderson are not back yet.

The bodies of two Louisville women and their 12-year-old daughters that were killed in a head-on-crash in Missouri Friday were escorted back to Kentucky by first responders.

One of the mothers, Lesley Prather was a Louisville firefighter.

Prather and her daughter Rhyan along with Carrie McCaw and her daughter Kacey were killed on their way to a volleyball tournament in Kansas City.

Louisville’s mayor says Louisville firefighters and police officers escorted the four home on Monday.


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