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Tulsa Man Arrested In December 2013 Death Of Eric Rollerson

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Shalake Reed. [Tulsa County jail] Shalake Reed. [Tulsa County jail]
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Tulsa Police arrested a man charged with the death of a north Tulsa community leader Monday afternoon.

According to court documents, Shalake Reed, 44, was driving a 1999 Chevrolet Silverado pickup   on December 29, 2013 when he struck Eric Rollerson, 74, who was crossing the street in the 5400 block of North Lewis.

Tulsa Police said Reed's pickup then hit a utility pole.

Rollerson died a few hours later. He was well known in north Tulsa as an activist and family man. He was also the first black to run for Tulsa mayor and was CEO of a non-profit foundation.

12/31/2013 Related Story: Community Mourns Passing Of Cowboy, Activist Eric Rollerson

Shalake Reed was charged earlier this month with first-degree manslaughter, DUI and driving under suspension.

Jail records show Reed was booked into the Tulsa County jail in lieu of a $53,300 bond. He scheduled to appear in court on February 25, 2014.

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