It appears forensic evidence is the key to the case that will be presented against Joplin teen Travis Wyrick in his felony leaving the scene of an accident trial scheduled for Aug. 19 in Jasper County Circuit Court.
Among the items listed in discovery, which are designed to convince a jury that Wyrick was responsible for the hit-and-run death of Joplin High School senior Jamison Alexander are:
-Photographs of the Chevy Trailblazer
-Photographs of the accident scene
-Photographs of Mr. Alexander at the hospital
-The lab report
-The autopsy report.
Among the witnesses who have been endorsed for the trail are Jasper County Coroner Jerry Neil, crime lab expert Phillip Whittle, pathologist Ron Yoder, forensic analyst Ruthanna Hunter, and Dr. Keith Norton of Cox Medical Services, who conducted the autopsy.