Ronald Banton killed in car accident, Dustin Shane Hall arrested for DUI after accident.
A man was arrested Monday after another man was killed in a northeast Oklahoma City traffic accident, police reported.
Dustin Shane Hall, 31, was arrested on complaints of driving under the influence of drugs and causing a fatality accident and being without a state driver's license, police said.
Ronald Banton, 27, was driving about 11:30 a.m. eastbound on NE 10 near Standish Avenue, when he stopped to turn left.
Hall was driving behind Banton and looked down. When he looked back up, he crashed into Banton's car.
Banton was taken to OU Medical Center, where he died.
Hall was treated and released at St. Anthony Hospital. He was taken to the Oklahoma County jail and is being held in lieu of $6,000 bail, a jail official said.
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Oklahoma City police said a crash that killed a father of four young children was caused by a man who was high on drugs.
Oklahoma City police said Dustin Hall, 31, caused a crash Monday night near NE 10th and N. Standish.
According to officers, Hall was high on drugs and admitted to looking down at his phone.
Ronald Banton, 27, was killed in the crash. His 5-year-old son JaeRon was in the car with him but was not hurt.
Hall was arrested and police said he could be charged with second-degree murder.
The victim of a car crash in Westport last weekend has been identified as a 16-year-old high school sophomore and the daughter of a local pastor.
Police say Erika Hall was pronounced dead at the scene of the single-vehicle crash late Saturday night.
Hall was a rear seat passenger in a car driven by a 16-year-old boy that struck a utility pole and flipped over. She was not wearing a belt and was ejected. The driver and two 18-year-old male passengers were injured.
The crash remains under investigation and no charges have been filed.
A man was airlifted to a local hospital after an accident in Carrollton Tuesday night that also injured a teen passenger.
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The driver of the vehicle, 22-year-old Shaquan Hall, along with a 17-year-old boy who was a passenger, ran away from the crash and were found several blocks away, police said.
A driver was killed on Monday night in Seminole County after troopers say he drove off the road and struck a tree.
Dustin Kahlmaher, 26, of Satellite Beach, was killed in the crash in Winter Springs late Monday night.
According to Florida Highway Patrol, Kahlmaher was driving his Dodge Stealth northbound on Dodd Road just after 10 p.m. when he drove off the roadway and struck a tree.
The crash remains under investigation and it's not clear if alcohol was a factor.
Los Angeles police say talk show host Arsenio Hall drove off a road in the San Fernando Valley but he's uninjured.
Hall lost control of his Porsche and drove into a dirt shoulder at around 7:15 p.m. Monday in West Hills.
The car had to be towed.
It's unclear why Hall lost control of the car but police have ruled out driving under the influence of drugs or alcohol.