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Update: Pursuit of Jackson Co. Jail Escapee Ends in Deadly Crash

The second man who escaped from the Jackson County Jail on Monday has died in a car crash.
HOWELL COUNTY, Mo. -- The second man who escaped from the Jackson County Jail on Monday has died in a car crash.

The Jackson County Sheriff's Office (JCSO) says they received notice from the Howell County Sheriff's Office in Missouri that while leading authorities on a chase, 39-year-old Steven Mitchell wrecked his vehicle and died.

Mitchell and and Steven Reed escaped the Jackson County Jail on Monday morning.

Reed was caught Monday evening, but Mitchell remained on the loose.

Reed has been charged with felony first-degree escape, which carries a 6-30 year sentence and a fine of up to $20,000. He is back in the Jackson County Jail on $1 million bond.

Steven Mitchell's wife was also reportedly arrested in Missouri.

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