Dekalb man pleads guilty to a hit and run

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JOPLIN, Mis. (WIFR) -- A DeKalb man admits to hitting a girl and taking off while driving a truck in Joplin, Missouri. The eight year old died from injuries suffered in the accident.

Lance Lee pleads guilty to the hit and run death in September 2018 that killed Destiny Chambers. Lee hit chambers with his truck as she was walking across the street to get on a school bus. A Missouri State Patrolman arrested Lee after finding him and his truck. Police say the front bumper of the truck was damaged and clothing and blood was found in the grille. Lee is scheduled to be sentenced April 13th.