Man Wanted in Fatal Crash Arrested in California

Brett Blume

ST. LOUIS (KMOX) –  St. Louis police have reached halfway across the country to make an arrest in a fatal crash that occurred last July.

Aaron Herring, now 21, was at the wheel of an SUV that ran a stop sign and slammed into another SUV at January and Holly Hills on July 5, 2010.

Herring’s vehicle then crashed into several parked cars, throwing his passenger out.

That passenger, 21-year-old Ashley Brenner of St. Louis, later died of her injuries.

During the course of their investigation, police learned that Herring and Brenner had been arguing at the time, and Herring reportedly told investigators that he was so upset with Brenner that he intentionally ran the stop sign, touching off the crash.

Herring was arrested last week in Marysville California and has been extradited back to St. Louis to face charges of Involuntary Manslaughter.

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