Transcript for Driver of pickup truck that struck students is charged
And this evening, there is news now, a second student has died after a high school cross-country team was hit by a driver in a pickup truck. This evening, new details about how the other students helped in to help one another and about the driver who is now charged. ABC's Victor Oquendo from Oklahoma. Reporter: Tonight, the driver of this red pick up truck facing manslaughter charges after plowing into a group of students on a sidewalk. They've got a car out there running over multiple children. Reporter: Just after school let out Monday in Moore, Oklahoma, police say 57-year-old max Townsend barreled into six members of the high school cross-country team, killing two. We just looked over and we saw people laying in the street. Reporter: Senior Rachel Freeman, a rising star in the sport, pronounced dead on the scene. Her teammate, sophomore yurida Martinez, pulled from this nearby pond and died from her injuries this morning. Some other students actually jumped in the water to help? There. Reporter: Several that jumped in the water. They started life-saving measures on her immediately. They're doing a sobriety test on this driver right now. Reporter: Police say Townsend showed signs of impairment during his field sobriety test, and are waiting the results of a blood test. Authorities say he has a history of DUIs. Adding to the tragedy, this weekend in Moore, Townsend's own 28-year-old son was killed in this rollover wreck. The suspect is being held on a million dollar bond. It will be a somber seen here at Moore high school tonight, where they're holding a vigil. Three of those students are still in the hospital. One in critical condition. David? Just an awful story. Victor, thank you. And next, to race in America
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