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Man Arrested In Tulsa Hit-And-Run Crash That Killed Motorcyclist

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Tulsa County jail photo of Earl Barnett. Tulsa County jail photo of Earl Barnett.
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A Tulsa man is in jail accused in a deadly hit-and-run crash in December 2017. Police say they used OnStar and cell phone records to arrest 36-year-old Earl Barnett.

They say he crashed into Kevin Rea's motorcycle near 66th and Memorial Drive on December 3rd, 2017, then drove off before abandoning his vehicle.

12/3/2017 Related Story: Motorcyclist Dead After Tulsa Hit And Run

Barnett was booked into the Tulsa County jail on complaints of first-degree manslaughter, leaving the scene of a fatal crash and having a suspended license.

Witnesses to the crash told police, Barnett's vehicle ran a red light just prior to the crash.

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