Oklahoma readers have likely heard about the many car accidents caused by faulty ignition switches in certain models of GM vehicles. These car accidents were caused by ignition switches failing while vehicles were in use, causing many accidents and fatalities. The number of confirmed deaths due to these incidents continues to rise, and it is now at 57.
An arrest has been made in the hit-and-run death of a beloved Oklahoma inventor and businessman. A 21-year-old driver has been arrested and charged with causing a fatality accident without being licensed in connection with the car accident. That man was also accused of leaving the scene of a fatality accident after he allegedly struck the 79-year-old victim near an Oklahoma City store.