Collinsville Man Charged In Fatal Missouri Crash

Monday, April 27th 2009, 11:04 am
By: News On 6

PINEVILLE, MO -- A Collinsville man is set to be arraigned in a McDonald County Missouri courtroom on Wednesday, charged with two counts of second-degree murder.

Ricky Crase, 43, will be in court in connection with an August 31, 2008 crash in Noel, Missouri that killed Aaron Gillming and John Lackey, both of Collinsville.

Crase is currently being held in an Oklahoma prison in Granite serving a five-year sentence for second degree arson.

Missouri authorities say Crase was driving a truck carrying all three men, when the truck crashed into a bridge.

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Crase is also charged with DUI and driving without a license.

The hearing will be at a courtroom in Pineville, Missouri.