Suspect arrested in Pettis County after stealing a car
PETTIS COUNTY - Missouri State Highway Patrol Troop A helped Henry County deputies arrest someone they said stole a car Sunday evening.
According to the tweet from Troop A, the suspect entered Pettis County along US 65. Law enforcement put out spikes to try to stop the car, but the suspect hit a Pettis County deputy car and a bystander car first.
The bystander died at a local hospital.
Tonight MSHP was requested to assist Henry Co deputies apprehend a suspect in a stolen car. The suspect entered Pettis Co along US65. Spikes were deployed however the suspect struck a Pettis Co deputy car & a bystander car. The deputy is ok— MSHP Troop A (@MSHPTrooperA) March 2, 2020
The bystander died at a local hospital. pic.twitter.com/SFxqENo7P6
The suspect is in custody.
According to a later tweet, the Major Crash Team is investigating the crash.