Driver in Fatal Crash Charged

Des Moines Police charged Troy Mure Jr. after hospital release

By Melissa Higgins |

Published 11/24 2015 06:15PM

Updated 11/24 2015 06:15PM

DES MOINES - Des Moines police announced Tuesday that 24 year old Troy Mure Jr. will be charged for crashing his car into a utility pole at 35th Street, just off Ingersoll Avenue Monday morning. His passenger died in the crash.

The charges are: vehicular homicide by reckless driving, vehicular homicide by operating while intoxicated and operating while intoxicated - 1st offense

Mure's passenger, 22 year old Scalicity Boyd was killed in the crash. She leaves behind four children.

Mure was released from the hospital Tuesday and is now in the Polk County jail.

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