Ronald Banton killed in car crash, Dustin Hall, driver of other vehicle, arrested for DUI
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.
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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.
At least four children were airlifted by medical helicopter Tuesday afternoon from the scene of a one-vehicle crash in Menallen Township, according to state police.
A van driven by Leah Rudolph 33, overturned on Coon Road at approximately 3:47 p.m., said a state police spokesman. It was later determined that she fell asleep at the wheel.
A mother has been charged with driving under the influence after her two young children were killed in a car crash, according to the South Carolina Highway Patrol.
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The driver of a tractor-trailer was injured in a rollover accident late Friday morning, Oklahoma City police said.
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