Two Families Tragedies Linked One Man’s Horrible Driving Record

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PAGEDALE, MO. (KPLR) – Doris Ann Jones was 20-years-old when Ricky Weeden ran a red light and killed her and the driver of the car she was in, according to prosecutors.

The crash happened in 1983 and still haunts her family.

“I think about all the things she would have done, and it is just devastating,” Doris Ann’s sister Monica Jones said.

No charges were filed.

Since then Weeden has piled up 11 DWIs and more than 150 arrests, according to the St. Louis Circuit Attorney.

In Oct. he was arrested for a hit and run that killed a four-year-old boy in Pagedale.

Weeden is charged with 2nd degree murder, leaving the scene of an accident, driving while revoked and 2nd degree assault.

“I can’t believe he did it again,” Jones said. “The first thing I said was how was he still on the streets.”

Prosecutors and Weeden agreed to a plea deal in 2010 after he was arrested for DWI.

He spent about 90 days in jail.

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