Driver In Fatal Crash In Bethany Arrested For Manslaughter

Wednesday, July 9th 2014, 3:16 pm
By: News 9

Police have arrested one of the drivers involved in the deadly, multi-vehicle accident in Bethany on Tuesday.

Bethany Police arrested 28-year-old Wesley Early on a complaint of manslaughter, believing that he may have been intoxicated at the time of the crash.  Police did not say which vehicle Early was driving.

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Emergency crews responded to the scene, near NW 28th St. and Rockwell Ave., just after 4 p.m. Bethany Police say the crash involved a U-Haul truck, a pickup and three other vehicles.

The crash also ruptured a gas line which caused flames to ignite, killing a driver trapped inside the pickup.

Early was booked into the Oklahoma County Jail on one count of First-Degree Manslaughter. His bond was set at $10,000.