Two teenage girls from Oklahoma were killed and four classmates were injured after they struck by a red truck at 3:30 p.m. local time on February 3.
Max Townsend, 57 (left), has been charged with manslaughter and six counts of failure to stop and render aid following a deadly hit-and-run crash in Moore, Oklahoma, that killed high school senior struck by a red truck at 3:30 p.m. local time on February 3.(right), one of her classmates and injured four others,as reported by The Oklahoman.
On Facebook, the Moore Police Department shared the following statement: “Officers are on scene of a serious accident on E. Main St. Main Street will be blocked from Eastern east to English. Please avoid the area as emergency crews will be entering and exiting.”
Sergeant Jeremy Lewis told KOCO 5 that while one victim is deceased, there are five others “in critical condition” at OU Medical. “The school will be giving a notification to parents as soon as possible. If they are concerned, [parents] should report to the high school gym.”
Moore High School is located at 300 N Eastern Avenue, a suburb south of Oklahoma City. Police told KOCO 5 reporter Evan Onstat the “call came out around the same time final bell rang at high school.”