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Oklahoma troopers shoot, kill man after vehicle pursuit


January 23, 2020

MOORE, Okla. (AP) — Two Oklahoma Highway Patrol troopers on Wednesday shot and killed a suspected car thief who crashed the truck he was driving during a pursuit, authorities said.

The troopers were responding to a report of a stolen vehicle shortly before noon when they spotted a man driving it northbound on Interstate 35 and initiated a pursuit, said Oklahoma Highway Patrol spokeswoman Sarah Stewart.

The man exited the interstate in Moore, lost control of his vehicle and crashed into a median, a light pole and several trees, Stewart said.

"When the suspect exited the vehicle, two of our...

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