CRIME & SAFETY
Man pronounced dead following car crash in Lincoln County
Tragedy strikes in Lincoln County as a 37-year-old loses life in a car crash. The vehicle veered off the road, crashed into a tree, and rolled over. Despite rescue efforts by Chandler Fire and EMS, the driver, identified as Derik Melson, was pronounced dead at the scene.
One dead after police pursuit ends in crash
One person died after a police chase ended in a crash Sunday night.
Weekly Safety Report: Fatalities Result from Tire Blowout and Officer-Involved Shooting in Lincoln County, Oklahoma
Two incidents occurred in Lincoln County, Oklahoma this week resulting in fatalities. The first incident involved a tire blowout on State Highway 99, causing a truck to lose control and collide with a tree, resulting in the deaths of two men from Tulsa. The second incident was an officer-involved shooting in Prague, where deputies responded to a domestic incident and encountered an adult male armed with a knife. The individual charged towards the deputies, leading to a deadly shooting.
Unconnected exhaust pipes caused carbon monoxide death of 3 Marines, autopsy report shows
Three Marines who died in North Carolina of carbon monoxide poisoning were in a car that was lowered with unconnected exhaust pipes, according to an autopsy report. Merax Dockery, a Seminole resident, was among the three who died this summer. The deaths were ruled an accident, and the report showed there were no obvious signs of foul play, suicide or drugs.
Two Tulsa Men Killed in Lincoln County Truck Accident Due to Tire Blowout
• Two men from Tulsa, Oklahoma died after a tire blowout caused their truck to lose control in Lincoln County. • The incident occurred around 4:30 p.m. Tuesday on State Highway 99, about 4 miles south of Stroud, near East 910 Road.
Weekly Safety Report: Tragic Trailer Fire and DUI Arrest Shake Pottawatomie County, Oklahoma
Two incidents occurred in Pottawatomie County, Oklahoma this week. In the first incident, a deadly trailer fire in Seminole claimed the lives of two individuals, leaving their family in need of assistance for funeral costs. The second incident involved the arrest of an Earlsboro Police officer for driving under the influence and causing a car crash on Interstate 40. The officer failed a field sobriety test and damaged multiple vehicles. These incidents highlight the importance of safety and the need for support in times of tragedy.
Shawnee Family Seeks Help For Funeral Costs After Deadly Seminole Trailer Fire
An Oklahoma family is mourning the loss of two people -- after a fire in Seminole. This -- while they were already in the grieving process. The family needs help burying their loved ones. At a Shawnee home – two sisters and a brother shared their pain from loss. “It...
9 To Know: Semi Fire On I-40, Suspicious Death in OKC, Republican National Debate
Two Tulsa men are dead after a crash near Stroud. Troopers say they were on State Highway 99 near Stroud when a tire blew out and they left the road. A semi fire causes a slight backup this morning on Interstate 40 near Sunnylane Boulevard. We've reached out to OHP for more information.
PM NewsBrief: Dec. 5, 2023
Officer-Involved Shooting Death Under State Investigation. The Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation is looking into an officer-involved shooting in Prague at the request of the Pottawatomie County Sheriff's Office. The incident took place on December 1, following a domestic disturbance report. Deputies encountered a man holding a knife. When they...
Weekly Safety Report: Stillwater, Oklahoma - Larceny Suspects Sought and Couple Accused of Overdosing While Caring for Infant
Stillwater police are seeking help in identifying two suspects involved in a larceny investigation that occurred on November 24. The police department is urging anyone with information about the suspects or their vehicle to contact them. In a separate incident, a Lincoln County couple from Wellston has been accused of overdosing on an intoxicant while caring for an infant in Stillwater. They have been ordered held in the Payne County Jail on charges of child neglect and public intoxication.