Steven Nelson, 22, killed after crash during police chase at Oklahoma City Boulevard and Walker Avenue in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

Modified Date: 
Wed, 01/18/2023 - 7:39pm
Accident Date: 
Monday, January 16, 2023

Man dead after police chase turned vehicle rollover in downtown OKC

The suspect driving the stolen vehicle led police on a chase that ended near Oklahoma City Boulevard and Walker Avenue. Police were following the suspect for several miles from the air when they made the quick decision to engage with the suspect.

Officials: One killed after police pursuit ends in downtown OKC crash

As the chase headed toward downtown Oklahoma City, authorities say they had to act quickly in order to protect the public.

Police identify suspect who died after chase ended in crash near downtown OKC

Nelson did not get out of the vehicle, and officers found the driver dead inside the vehicle. Police said in the news release Tuesday that Nelson had a gun and turned it on himself after officers performed the TVI.

Type: Car Accident
Police Chase
People Involved: 
Steven Nelson