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Suspected hit-and-run vehicle found buried

Posted at 6:25 PM, Dec 01, 2018
and last updated 2018-12-01 19:25:17-05

Law enforcement officials have unburied an unusual thing near McAlester.

The Oklahoma Highway Patrol says a vehicle involved in a deadly hit-and-run earlier this month was found underground.

Troopers believe its the van that hit and killed 34-year-old Curtis Johnson while he was walking along the US 69 service road.

Authorities arrested the suspected driver - Tonia Beall - they expect to make more arrests.

Officials are looking for the people who helped bury the van.

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