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Man fatally shot by Oklahoma trooper during a traffic stop


VINITA, Okla. (AP) — An Oklahoma Highway Patrol trooper shot and killed a man Thursday during a traffic stop in northeastern Oklahoma, the highway patrol said.

The shooting happened shortly before 9 a.m. during a traffic stop on Interstate 44/Will Rogers Turnpike near Vinita, about 55 miles (88.5 kilometers) northeast of Tulsa near the border with Kansas, said OHP spokeswoman Sarah Stewart.

Identities, the cause of the shooting, and the reason for the traffic stop were not immediately released. Stewart said the trooper and a woman who was driving the vehicle in which the man was riding w...

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