Man Driving Semi That Killed Joplin Girl Pleads Guilty


JOPLIN, Mo. (KSN)– The semi driver accused of hitting and killing Joplin school girl, Destiny Chambers, pleads guilty to Leaving the Scene of an Accident (A Class D Felony).

He was driving the semi truck that struck and killed Chambers as she waited for the bus in 2018.

His bond was reduced in 2019:

There was a no plea agreement offered to Lee, according to court records, this was an “open plea.”

Lee will return to court on April 13th for formal sentencing at 9:00 A.M.

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