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West Plains man charged with murder after running from police and killing another driver

Kannen Farris (Source: KY3) Kannen Farris (Source: KY3)
(Source: KY3) (Source: KY3)
WEST PLAINS, MO (KAIT) -

A southern Missouri community is mourning the loss of a 29-year-old man who was killed by a man running from police.

According to our CNN affiliate, KY3 in Springfield, MO, 21-year-old Grayson Smith, is charged with 2nd-degree murder and felony resisting arrest by fleeing.

According to the report, it happened in West Plains.

Smith refused to pull over for an officer which turned into a pursuit where Smith started driving even faster.

During the incident, Smith hit Kannen Farris’ car, killing him.  

To read the full story and learn about why Farris’ family want police to be held responsible as well click here

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