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UPDATE: Police Pursuit That Began Near Columbia Ends in Crash in Wentzville

UPDATE: Calyb B. Musgrave was charged by Montgomery County with two felony counts of assault on a law enforcement officer, two felony counts of leaving the scene of an accident, one felony count of resisting by fleeing, driving while intoxicated, unlawful use of drug paraphernalia, speeding, and no seat belt. He is being held in the Montgomery County Jail.

ORIGINAL POST: Calyb V. Musgrave, 23, of St. Charles, is in custody after leading state troopers on a pursuit from Columbia on Interstate 70, striking a state trooper’s vehicle and a deputy sheriff’s vehicle in Danville, MO, and finally crashing in Wentzville.

Sergeant Scott White of Troop F of the Missouri State Highway Patrol told 70 West Sentinel that the pursuit began about 1 p.m. Musgrave, who was driving a Chevy Avalance, refused to stop when a trooper tried to pull him over near the 144 mile marker near Columbia in order to investigate a possible crime in another jurisdiction.

Troopers pursued Musgrave eastbound. Musgrave attempted to exit in Danville, where he struck the police vehicles. He ran over a spike strip at the 202 mile marker and lost a tire, White said.

Musgrove’s vehicle left the roadway at the 207 mile marker, where it overturned and came to rest in the median at 2:14 p.m. (Editor’s note: the original posting of this story referenced an MSHP crash report that is no longer available.)

Musgrave sustained moderate injuries and was taken to SSM St. Joseph Hospital – Lake Saint Louis, where he was treated before being taken into custody.

Charges are pending.

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