BUCHANAN COUNTY, Mo. – Murder charges have been filed over a fatal crash involving a stolen vehicle in Buchanan County.
Curtis Lee Hagey, 26, was the driver of a stolen auto that drove the wrong direction on a St. Joseph street on August 2nd and collided with an oncoming vehicle. The driver of the other vehicle, James Spillman, 68, was killed and an 11 year old passenger was injured. Second degree murder and child endangerment charges have been added to an existing charge of first degree tampering with a motor vehicle.
A juvenile suspect with Hagey was turned over to juvenile authorities.