The Norman Transcript

April 18, 2013

Jury out for deliberation in Peters manslaughter trial

By Michael Kinney
The Norman Transcript

NORMAN — Attorneys in the manslaughter trial of Mark Allen Peters concluded their closing arguments Thursday afternoon. The court is in recess as the jury has begun deliberations in District Judge Tracy Schumacher’s courtroom at the Cleveland County Courthouse.

Peters, 54, has been charged with first-degree manslaughter, possession of a controlled dangerous substance and obstructing an officer after a two-vehicle wreck Feb. 20, 2012, that led to the death of McDoulett.

Peters’ yellow Dodge Ram pickup was heading westbound on State Highway 9 when it struck a Toyota Sequoia heading eastbound on the highway. McDoulett, 36, was driving the Sequoia.

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