Tulsa man killed in accident involving a Tulsa Police officer

Tuesday, May 21st 2002, 12:00 am
By: News On 6

The investigation into a fatal accident involving a Tulsa Police officer. The accident happened around 9:45 Monday night at 193rd East Avenue and Admiral.

Officers were called to a Citgo station because of a man causing a disturbance. The same man had been drinking, and kicked out of the Hall of Fame Club across the street. The officer hit the man as he responded to the call.

Tulsa Police Captain GB Poindexter, “The person who was drunk stepped out in front of the oncoming police car and was killed instantly. The officer was not hurt, he was not speeding, there was no breaking by the officer or swerving because he did not see the individual.”

The victim is identified as 48-year-old David Richard Homes of Tulsa. The officer is Gordon Fish, a 17-year-veteran of the force. Captain Poindexter says they are still investigating, and report will be turned over to the District Attorney for review.