Tulsa Man Charged With 1st Degree Manslaughter In April Hit And Run Crash


Thursday, July 29th 2010, 1:34 pm
By: News On 6


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TULSA, OK -- August 3rd is the next court date for a Tulsa man charged with leaving the scene of a fatality accident in mid-April.

Tyler Hill, 23, was arrested last Friday in connection with the hit and run accident on April 16.

Tulsa Police say 56-year-old Vernon Worley of Owasso was riding his bicycle in the early morning hours in the 3100 block of North Cincinnati when he was struck by what they believe was a Ford pickup truck.

Worley died two days later.

4/19/2010 Related story: Tulsa Police: Bicyclist Involved In Hit And Run Dies

Hill is charged with leaving the scene of a fatality accident and first-degree manslaughter. He was booked into the Tulsa County jail, but following a Tulsa County court hearing this week, posted bond and was released.