ANTLERS, Okla. (AP) — A male who struck a sheriff’s deputy with his auto early Sunday early morning next a chase in rural southeastern Oklahoma was fatally shot by a deputy, authorities explained.
Immediately after Pushmataha County sheriff’s deputies pulled the male more than for a visitors prevent at about 2:45 a.m. west of Antlers, he drove away, according to the Oklahoma Condition Bureau of Investigation.
The OSBI said the deputies then pursued the motor vehicle, which also carried a female passenger, for quite a few miles along rural county streets.
At some point, the person stopped and deputies approached. As the passenger was getting taken out from the car or truck, the guy tried using to push away once more and struck a deputy with the vehicle, OSBI claimed.
A deputy fatally shot the male, who died at the scene, OSBI mentioned.
The OSBI explained a deputy obtained health-related notice for an harm that was not life threatening.
The OSBI, which is investigating, reported the title of the man killed will be released just after his family members is notified.