The Norman Transcript

August 25, 2013

Arrest made in fatal crash


The Associated Press

KELLYVILLE — An Oklahoma man has been arrested following a fatal crash in Kellyville in which four people were killed.

The Oklahoma Highway Patrol says 52-year-old David M. Ernst was taken into custody by the Kellyville Police Department following Friday night’s crash. Ernst was arrested after he was released from a Tulsa-area hospital where he was treated for injuries sustained in the crash. He was booked into the Creek County Criminal Justice Center pending formal charges.

The patrol identified the victims as 74-year-old Vernon Bowles, 74-year-old Susie B. Frazier, 51-year-old Vivian R. Henry and a 9-year-old child whose name was withheld pending notification of next of kin.

The patrol says the collision occurred at 9:15 p.m. on Oklahoma Highway 66 northeast of 141st Street. The victims were pronounced dead at the scene.

— AP