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Two Dead In Accident With Train
Two people are dead after an early morning accident involving a train and a car. The accident happened about 2:30 a. m. at Nw 92nd St. and Western Ave. A spokesman for BNSF says the train was traveling south and the car was going east. The train hit the driver side of the car and the driver and a passenger were killed. The train was traveling approximate 37 m.p.h. in an area where the maximum speed limit for trains is 40 m.p.h. The train was equipped with a camera and the video will be used in the investigation.
According to police the victims were two women and the driver failed to stop for the flashing lights at the crossing. Identification of the victims is not being released pending the notification of next of kin. Oklahoma City Police and BNSF will continue the investigation.
Posted: Saturday, February 16 2013, 09:24 PM CST
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Suspect caught in series of Stillwater robberies
May 23, 2013 07:46 GMT
STILLWATER, Okla. (AP) -- Police in Stillwater say they believe a suspect in custody is responsible for a series of store robberies that began in January.
Police Capt. Randy Dickerson said Tuesday that 24-year-old Jackson Pascal Rwezaula is held on complaints for two of the robberies.
The Stillwater News-Press reports (http://is.gd/GLCxxC ) Rwezaula (weh-zahl-uh) refuses to speak to investigators.
Dickerson said the robberies confounded police for months, to the point that the investigation became personal.
Officials say the suspect's face showed up clearly in a security image from one of the robberies and a tipster gave Rwezaula's name.
Police say they recovered disguises and other evidence allegedly linking Rwezaula to the crimes.
Information from: Stillwater News Press, http://www.stwnewspress.com
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