Oklahoma state senator charged with manslaughter in crash
November 11, 2020
CHANDLER, Okla. (AP) — An Oklahoma state senator from Tulsa was charged with first-degree manslaughter after authorities say she was speeding and driving recklessly when her vehicle skidded off a rain-slickened road and crashed into a man's disabled vehicle, killing him.
Democratic Sen. Alison Ikley-Freeman, 29, who was seriously injured in the May crash, was charged Monday in Lincoln County.
According to a state trooper who investigated, Ikley-Freeman was traveling 91 mph in a 75-mph zone in rainy conditions on the Turner Turnpike. Enrique Lopez, whose vehicle had skidded off the road...