Columbia Police took Lukas E. Evans, 20, of Columbia into custody on Sunday, Feb. 24 on charges of Murder in the 2nd Degree and Leaving Scene Of Accident - Property Damage Exceeding $1,000.
The arrest was in relation to a head-on vehicle collision between Evans and Jordan E. Hoyt, 37, Columbia on Saturday, Feb. 16. Both drivers were transported to a local hospital where Hoyt was later pronounced dead as a result of her injuries.
Anyone with information about this incident is asked to please contact the Columbia Police Department at 573.874.7652 or Crimestoppers at 573.875.TIPS (8477) to remain anonymous.
Case number: 2019-001575
Original press release(s):
Columbia Police investigate fatal crash on West Boulevard on Feb 16.