Police arrested a Tulsa man after he allegedly killed a man while drunk driving early Saturday morning.
According to a police report, 24-year-old Russel Moore ran a stop sign at the intersection of North Peoria and East First Street and hit a car.
The driver, 50-year-old John Henry Hill, was pronounced dead at the scene.
Police say a passenger, 53-year-old Darlene Hunt was taken to the hospital in critical condition.
A passenger in Moore’s truck was questioned and released.
Moore was arrested for first degree manslaughter, driving under the influence of alcohol and failure to stop at a stop sign. He was released on $51,100 bond.
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Tulsa police say two are dead are two are in critical condition following a wreck just after 11 p.m. Saturday night near 21st Street and Highway 169.
Police say the two vehicles involved were heading westbound on 21st street when the suspect vehicle, a Tahoe, ran a red light at a high rate of speed, struck the victim vehicle from behind, causing the victim vehicle to spin into a light pole.
Four of the five occupants in the victim vehicle were ejected, and one 28-year-old female and one 12-year-old child were pronounced dead from the injuries suffered.
Two other children, a one-year-old and a 16-year-old in the victim vehicle were transported to a hospital in critical condition. An adult male in the victim vehicle was unharmed.
A female in the suspect vehicle was arrested on a complaint of driving under the influence and two complaints of manslaughter. She was identified as Christina Cantrell, 38. She had slurred speech an bloodshot eyes, the police report states. She had been due to appear in court on Wednesday on charges of not wearing a seat belt, driving with a suspended or revoked license and speeding. She’s being held on over $100,000 bond.
Police say a male passenger in the suspect vehicle fled the scene on foot.
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A 12-year-old Wagoner boy was killed by a driver suspected of being under the influence of alcohol Friday night. Chief of Police Bob Haley said the boy was riding home with his brother when he was hit by an SUV.
Haley said the two brothers were northbound on North Story Avenue near N.E. Ninth Street just before 11 p.m. Billy Lorde, 12, was struck by a northbound SUV driven by Richard Roth of Wagoner.
Roth left the scene but later returned, Haley said.
The other brother was not injured.
Haley said Roth, 34, was booked on anticipated charges of manslaughter and leaving the scene of a personal injury accident. Any other charges will await the results of a blood test, but police do have reason to suspect alcohol is a factor, he said.
“We’ve been dealing with the school, keeping them on top of things so they can make their preparations for school Monday,\” Chief Haley said.
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A man has been arrested for DUI following a motorcycle crash that claimed the life of his father in northwest Oklahoma City, late Thursday night.
According to police, at about 10:45 p.m. two motorcycles driven by 22-year-old Cass Ryan Marchant and his father crashed while traveling eastbound on N.W. 138th Street.
Police say the two were speeding, and they failed to negotiate a turn onto Joel McDonald Drive. The motorcycles then crashed into a parking lot.
As officers arrived at the scene, they said they could smell a strong odor of alcoholic beverage on Marchant’s person. They said he had “glossy watery eyes and a slurred speech.”
Marchant’s father was pronounced dead at the scene.
Marchant was transported to the hospital to be checked out for his injuries. He was then taken into custody and transported to the Oklahoma County Jail on DUI and speeding charges.
This isn’t Marchant\’s first run in with the law. Chickasha police arrested Marchant two months ago for public intoxication and carrying a loaded gun while under the influence.
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A Bristow teen is dead following a single-vehicle wreck Friday morning in Okfuskee County. The Oklahoma Highway Patrol reports that Summer Clark, 19, was killed at about 7 a.m. on a county road near Paden.
Clark was a passenger in a 2003 Dodge driven by Bristow resident Blake Estill. Estill lost control of his vehicle on a curve, and the Dodge struck an embankment, according to an OHP collision report.
Troopers say the 22-year-old Estill was taken by medical helicopter to an Oklahoma City hospital where he is listed in critical condition with leg and internal injuries.
Estill smelled of alcohol, the report states. OHP lists the cause of the wreck as alcohol-DUI/DWI.
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Authorities say a woman was likely driving under the influence of alcohol when she crossed the center lane and crashed her car into another vehicle head-on in Oklahoma City Friday night. The other driver was killed in the crash.
It happened just before 11 p.m. on N. Portland and N.W. 192nd Street. According to the Sheriff’s Office, a vehicle driven by a 20-year-old woman crossed the center lane on N. Portland, and struck another car, driven by a 40-year-old woman, head on.
The 40-year-old victim was pronounced dead at the scene.
Deputies say the 20-year-old was injured and transported to the hospital in an unknown condition. They believe she was likely driving under the influence of alcohol at the time of the crash.
Authorities have not identified anyone involved.
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One person is dead after an accident involving drugs and alcohol in Blaine County.
OHP troopers said two vehicles were driving north when one stopped to turn and the other car clipped it while trying to pass it on the outside.
The car hit slid and then rolled ejecting the passenger out of the door.
Authorities said 21-year-old Courtney Ruiz from Fairview was pronounced dead at the scene.
Ruiz was a passenger of Dennis Gene Wilder of Fairview, 30. The other driver was identified as Robert Red Hat, 31, also of Fairview.
According to the OHP, Red Hat was considered to be Impaired — Alcohol, while Wilder was listed as Impaired — Drugs.
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