Truesdale, MO – A car that was fleeing police struck and killed an officer in Warren County yesterday afternoon.
Investigators say Truesdale police officer Vernon Seals died at a St. Louis area hospital after the crash on I-70. Police say they briefly stopped a car after a home invasion in Fulton, but the suspects fled. Their car then swerved out of control and hit Seals as he stood in a ditch.
The driver of the suspects' car was also killed, and a passenger is hospitalized. He faces possible charges.