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Survivor recalls Oklahoma hit-and-run that killed 3 friends


MOORE, Okla. (AP) — An Oklahoma high school student who was among three people to survive a hit-and-run that killed three of his friends says his fellow cross-country runners helped save his life.

Joseph White and others with the Moore High School cross-county team were jogging on the sidewalk near campus when a pickup truck hit the six students last month.

"That truck came so fast that we didn't have time to react," White, whose girlfriend was among those killed, told KWTV-TV in Oklahoma City.

The driver of the truck, Max Leroy Townsend, 57, is charged with manslaughter, leaving the sc...

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