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OHP arrests 14 year old after deadly Tulsa pursuit

OHP chase near 21st Garnett
Posted at 1:04 PM, Feb 25, 2021
and last updated 2021-02-26 19:25:11-05

TULSA, Okla.  — The Oklahoma Highway Patrol arrested a 14-year-old after a pursuit Thursday that killed two people and injured one other person in east Tulsa.

Deputies said 31-year-old Lanise Dade died in the crash along with a young girl. A young boy was also injured, and his condition is unknown.

According to OHP, a truck was stolen from a car wash in Coweta Tuesday afternoon. In the process of the truck being stolen, OHP said an individual flagged down a trooper. Deputies said the trooper tried to stop the truck, but the suspect refused, and a pursuit ensued.

Tulsa police were also involved in the pursuit initially but did call off of it.

The OHP pursuit policy is online to see when they initiate or can choose to end a pursuit-- CLICK HERE to read the full policy. The Tulsa Police Department pursuit policy is featured on pages 36-42 HERE.

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GALLERY: Photos from scene of crash

The suspect eventually crashed into a 2003 Chevrolet Tahoe near 21st and Garnett. Deputies said two people died in the Tahoe and one other person was taken to a local hospital.

Deputies said the suspect is booked at the Tulsa County jail on two counts of first degree murder, possession of a stolen vehicle and eluding a police officer. The suspect's name has not been released.

Investigators told 2 Works for You they are looking for three other juvenile suspects involved in the theft of the truck.

This is an ongoing investigation.


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