19-year-old college student killed in Missouri bar Sunday

MARYVILL, Mo. (WIBW) -- A 19-year-old college student from Liberty, Missouri was killed in a bar Sunday.

KCTV reports, Morgan McCoy was sitting in the Palms Bar in Maryville, MO when a vehicle hit the front of the building just before 1:00 p.m.

She was injured and taken to a local hospital where she later died.

Police arrested the 21-year-old male driver of the vehicle that crashed into the bar. They found his blood alcohol level was more than twice the legal limit.

McCoy was a sophomore education major at Northwest Missouri State University.

It is legal in Maryville for people who are 19 year old or older to be inside bars.