Tulsa Driver Who Left Fatal Crash Scene Arrested For Second-Degree Murder


Friday, May 6th 2016, 5:31 pm
By: News On 6


Tulsa police have arrested a man who they say was the driver in a crash that killed a 22-year-old woman on Tuesday.

Christopher Mitchell, 27, of Cleveland, Oklahoma was booked for second-degree murder and leaving the scene of an injury accident. He is being held at the Tulsa County jail in lieu of $502,000.

Officers say Mitchell was driving a Ford Fusion when he slammed into a motorcycle at 61st and Yale, then crashed a second time into a car, killing Stacie Dry.

The driver and passenger of the motorcycle were not injured.

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The night of the crash, police said they believe alcohol was involved.

"The driver may face several charges, pending further investigation, and the results of his blood," a police report states.