Love County Man Suspected Of Repairing Truck After Fatal Hit-And-Run


Tuesday, April 12th 2011, 12:17 am
By: News 9


Gan Matthews, News 9

LOVE COUNTY, Oklahoma -- The Oklahoma Highway Patrol suspects that a Love County man performed repairs on his pickup truck soon after a fatal hit and run accident to cover up evidence that he was the driver.

Ginger Bamburg, 52, was killed last Tuesday night when she stepped out of her pickup on a Love County road and was struck by another vehicle that didn't stop.

Debris at the scene told investigators they were looking for a late 80s or early 90s Chevy truck.

The next day an OHP trooper stopped a white pickup matching the description near Burneyville. The driver was 48-year-old Wesley Guy Davis. The Trooper noticed some odd things about the pickup.

"The frontal car parts, some of them, had more bugs and things of that nature in the front of them than others," says OHP Capt. Ronnie Hampton.

That and other oddities lead investigators to suspect that Davis began to repair the front end of his pickup soon after the fatal accident.

Hampton said the District Attorney could decide this week whether to charge Davis with leaving the scene of a fatal accident and destruction if evidence.

Davis' attorney has no comment at this time.