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Tulsa Man Offered Plea Deal In Fatal Grand Lake Boat Crash

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Brian DeSelms booking photo. Brian DeSelms booking photo.
Rachel Swetnam and Trey Varner died in the wreck. Rachel Swetnam and Trey Varner died in the wreck.
DELAWARE COUNTY, Oklahoma -

A Tulsa man charged with two counts of manslaughter in a deadly Grand Lake boat crash has been offered a plea deal.

John DeSelms was driving a ski boat that crashed into a docked house boat in May of 2013. Two of his friends, Trey Varner and Rachel Swetnam, were riding in the front of the ski boat and were killed.

9/9/2013 Related Story: Tulsa Man Charged With Manslaughter Speaks About Victims Of Boat Crash

Delaware County assistant district attorney Kenneth Wright says prosecutors have offered DeSelms a plea deal. Wright wouldn't not give details of the deal, and won't know whether DeSelms accepts it until the next scheduled court date, August 20th.

The Tulsa man had a blood alcohol content of .18, more than two times the legal limit.

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