Aug 11, 2020 7:19 PM

Driver charged with second-degree murder in connection with fatal crash

Posted Aug 11, 2020 7:19 PM

Buchanan County Prosecuting Attorney Ron Holliday announced the filing of a Second-Degree Murder charge in connection with a fatal crash Monday afternoon.

According to the Prosecuting Attorney's office, 19-year-old Jason E. Clements has been charged in connection with the fatal crash near 24th and Jules Street Monday afternoon that resulted in the death of a 38-year-old male.

Jason E. Clements booking photo
Jason E. Clements booking photo

The State alleges the defendant was operating a stolen motor vehicle in a reckless manner at the intersection which caused the death of the victim.