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Columbia Police Face Questions After Pursuit Leads To Death Of Hallsville Teenager

Columbia Police Department

The Columbia Police Department held a press conference Monday releasing the dash cam footage surrounding the death of Hayden Holt.

Holt died in December after a pursuit with Columbia Police. But a change to a rule in their pursuit policy may have played a crucial part in the story. In collaboration with KOMU 8 and the Columbia Missourian, Trevor Hook has more.

You can read Hunter's investigation into the pursuit policy change here.

Trevor Hook is a reporter, producer and morning anchor for KBIA 91.3 born and raised in New Franklin, Missouri. He graduated from the University of Missouri with both a Master's degree in Audio Journalism in 2020 and a Bachelor's degree in Convergence Journalism in 2018.