Woman, Child Dead After OKC Police Pursuit Ends In Crash
OKLAHOMA CITY - Police say two people have been killed after a short pursuit turned in Southwest Oklahoma City.
According to the OCPD, around 5:30 p.m. Friday, April 19, officers were trying to perform a traffic stop on a pick-up truck that was reported stolen.
Officers said the truck took off at Southwest 40th Street and Villa Avenue, and about 20 seconds later, it crashed into an SUV at Southwest 44th Street and Villa Avenue, when it ran a stop sign. Officers said they barely had time to radio-in to dispatch that they were in pursuit.
Officers said there were three people in the SUV, including 43-year-old Tonya Horn and 8-year-old Rylee Ewald who were both pronounced dead at the scene. The third person was transported to OU Medical Center where he is listed in serious condition.
A woman and man were pulled from the truck and were transported to the hospital in serious condition, according to EMSA. The driver, Andrew Munoz, was later arrested on several complaints including murder in the second degree and drug trafficking.
The passenger, Deanna Alvarez, was arrested on complaints of murder in the second degree, possession of methamphetamine with intent to distribute, and possession of a firearm while in the commission of a felony.
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