Driver of pickup truck that struck students is charged

He's accused of allegedly plowing into six members of a high school cross-country team in Moore, Oklahoma, killing two.
2:04 | 02/05/20

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To that disturbing hit and run incident in Oklahoma involving a driver and a pick up truck hitting six high school runners and then driving away. Two of those teens were killed the others hospitalized some now in critical condition we are learning more. About the driver whose son died in that car accident ABC's victory can no joins us live in a moment but first here's a look at what happened. Tonight the driver of this red pickup truck is facing manslaughter charges after plowing into a group of students on a sidewalk. Up. Just after school let out Monday in Moore Oklahoma police say 57 year old Max towns and. Barreled in to six members of the high school cross country team. Killing two we just let Deborah sudden cooling in the street senior Rachel Freeman a rising star in the sport pronounced dead on the scene. Her teammate sophomore year radio Martinez was pulled from this nearby pond and died from her injuries this morning. Some other students actually jumped in the water. So there there were several that jumped in the water they started life saving measures on her immediately. They're doing a surprise missile missed driver right now. Police say towns in showed signs of impairment during his field sobriety test and are waiting on the results of a blood test authorities say he has a history of DUIs. Adding to the tragedy this week get in more terrorists and only 28 year old son was killed in this rollover wreck. It's. An actor joins us now live from Oklahoma City at the student school is it. Give us a sense Victor of a about the that the suspect's past and police are now saying. Yeah Lindsay I did ask police about next Johnson's background Axel be he has an extensive criminal history. Including DUY leaving the scene of accidents. And drug possession. Classic he should be on the roads at all they told a that is part of their investigation tonight he's being held on a million dollar bond. We're here inside the gym but more high school in Moore Oklahoma it was actually pretty packed earlier there were holding a vigil for the victims. Three of those students are still hospital one of them is still in critical condition Wednesday at certainly for those families thank you continue Victor.

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