OKCPD issues murder, DUI warrant for driver involved in double-fatal crash
OKLAHOMA CITY (KOKH) —
Police in Oklahoma City are charging a man with murder in a fatal December crash.
OKCPD officials announced Friday they've issued an arrest warrant 48-year-old David Christopher Cochlin in a double fatal crash Dec. 15 near NW 150th and Mustang Rd. Police say 19-year-old Sean Tucker and 19-year-old Luke Ross were killed in the collision.
Police say Cochlin is being charged with two counts of second-degree murder, DUI involving death, speeding, and failure to stop for a stop sign.
Oklahoma City Police Department reports show that a vehicle driven by Tucker had stopped at a stop sign at the intersection of N. Mustang Road and NW 150 Street. Tucker then proceeded north on Mustang Road and was struck from behind by Cochlin who reportedly failed to stop at the stop sign. Police say Cochlin was traveling over 100 MPH when he struck Tucker's vehicle.
Both vehicles then caught fire. Ross was a passenger in Tucker's vehicle and died on scene. Tucker was transported to the hospital, where he later died.
Police say that Cochlin was transported to the hospital following the crash with severe burns. He was later released from the hospital. Officers are unknown of his whereabouts at this time.