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Update: Driver faces vehicular homicide charges


Carl McKinley, the driver of the stolen car that hit Yalanda and Mae Speights on November 24, now also faces vehicular homicide charges in addition to previous charges.

Yalanda Speights died on 12/1/18 at noon of the injuries she received in the crash on 11/24/18.

Report 2018-051035

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An officer was flagged down about a carload of men in a Hyundai pointing a gun at someone. The car was later spotted going at a high rate of speed on 18th Avenue South. There was no police pursuit.

The cause of the crash is still under investigation.

Police now have all four men who were in the stolen Hyundai in custody, charges are pending:

Carl McKinley - DOB 8-15-98
Lazarius Faulk- DOB 4-3-99
Clifford Washington- DOB 4-4-99
Jaquez Rouse - DOB 7-17-2000

Charges are pending the outcome of the investigation.

The victims :
Driver- Mae Speights DOB 2-7-57- Serious injuries
Passenger- Yolanda Speights DOB 6-3-72 (daughter)- critical injuries